Dan Abrams on why Trump is sometimes a liar and sometimes just inaccurate
ABC News' chief legal correspondent Dan Abrams thinks the media needs to distinguish between Donald Trump's inaccuracies and his lies. Abrams joined "Salon Talks" to discuss his book, "Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the P...
Abrams explains to Salon's Executive Editor Andrew O'Hehir, "It can't be every time the president says something that is not accurate, it's a lie. Because I think to say it's a lie, there has to be . . . I don't want to say proof, but you have to believe that he knows it's not true." In this divisive period of United States history, Abrams stresses why it's important to distinguish between the two situations of lying and being inaccurate, "I do think that the media has an obligation to state that it is inaccurate."
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