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AirTalk politics 2016: More Clinton email fallout, Paul Manafort’s alleged ties to Russia, and the truthiness of Trump




Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a placard while addressing supporters during a campaign rally at Silver Spurs Arena, inside the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a placard while addressing supporters during a campaign rally at Silver Spurs Arena, inside the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida.
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AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable will preview the week ahead on the campaign trail and take a look at the history of Donald Trump’s truthiness with Washington Post reporter David Farenthold, who recently wrote a piece detailing Trump’s history of embellishing the truth (read: lying) based on a 170-page deposition of Trump after he filed suit against a journalist who wrote a book about him, claiming the author fabricated things about his life and business.

Guests:

Matt Rodriguez, Democratic strategist and founder and chief executive officer of Rodriguez Strategies. He is also a former senior Obama advisor in 2008; he tweets from @RodStrategies

Lanhee Chen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and former policy director for the Romney-Ryan 2012 presidential campaign

David Farenthold, reporter covering the presidential campaign for the Washington Post; his latest piece is titled “Trump: A True Story;” he tweets from @Fahrenthold

Josh Gerstein, POLITICO senior reporter; he tweets from @joshgerstein



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