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Trump White House trashes CBO for being inaccurate — and proceeds to misspell ‘inaccurately’

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The Trump White House on Wednesday put out a video that attacked the Congressional Budget Office’s accuracy in forecasting economic statistics — but the video itself misspelled the word “inaccurately.”

“CBO inaccurately estimates health coverage,” reads one part of the video, which is titled, “The Congressional Budget Office’s math does not add up.”

Within seconds, however, the video uses the word “inaccurately” again — and this time it’s spelled wrong.

“CBO innaccurately (sic) estimated 25 million would be covered under Obamacare,” reads another part.

The purpose of the video is to create mistrust of the CBO’s estimate that 22 million people fewer Americans will be covered by health insurance under the Senate’s health care bill than under current law.

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The video accuses the CBO of “starting with faulty baseline estimates” in its projection of how many more people would lack health insurance under the Republican health care bill.

The video concludes by saying that, “It doesn’t matter who does the math — faulty numbers = faulty results.”

The tweet containing the video with the inaccurate spelling of “inaccurate” was deleted shortly after being mocked by New York Times health care reporter Margot Sanger on Twitter.

 

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Pentagon gives senators classified briefing on UFOs reported by the Navy

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While it might sound like something out of "The X-Files," Navy pilots have been seeing UFOs, and U.S. Senators now want to know what's happening.

According to Politico, three more senators met with Pentagon officials for a classified briefing Wednesday about encounters pilots are having with unidentified aircraft. It seems the Pentagon is getting more and more requests by officials with high clearances to figure out what's happening.

The crafts are, at their most basic, nothing more than "unidentified aircraft," and while it isn't likely they're little green men, there are some senators who might have concerns about whether these UFOs are actually a foreign adversary.

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Wall Street Journal issues blistering editorial asking Trump what the point is of a second term

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In a blistering editorial, the Wall Street Journal is asking President Donald Trump what the point of a second term is since he hasn't done anything in his first term.

During his rally in Orlando Tuesday, Trump repeated the same tired lines and same tired policies from 2016. The "Promises Made, Promises Kept" slogan shown over the crowd, yet the supporters didn't understand the irony.

"The most striking fact of his speech was how backward looking it was," the editorial board said. "Every incumbent needs to remind voters of his record, Mr. Trump more than most because the media are so hostile."

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‘Crosses a line’: New York Times publisher unleashes on Trump for accusing paper of ‘treason’

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On Wednesday, New York Times publisher A. G. Sulzberger wrote a blistering editorial in the Wall Street Journal, saying that President Donald Trump's latest attack on his paper "crosses a line."

First it was the "the failing New York Times." Then "fake news." Then "enemy of the people," wrote Sulzberger. "President Trump's escalating attacks on The New York Times have paralleled his broader barrage on American media. He's gone from misrepresenting our business, to assaulting our integrity, to demonizing our journalists with a phrase that’s been used by generations of demagogues. Now the president has escalated his attacks even further, accusing the Times of a crime so grave it is punishable by death.

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