Fact-checking President-elect Trump’s news conference - News Summed Up

Fact-checking President-elect Trump’s news conference

For the first time since he was elected, President-elect Donald Trump held a news conference Jan. 11. (Sarah Parnass/The Washington Post)President-elect Donald Trump finally held a news conference, but as is typical, he often made claims that have been repeatedly debunked or discredited. Speaking at his first news conference since winning the presidential election, Donald Trump defended himself from possible conflicts of interest with foreign governments. Trump’s tax return would clear up exactly how much he has really given to charity — indeed, whether he has given anything at all. President-elect Donald Trump called Obamacare a "complete and total disaster" and said he will be filing a plan to "repeal and replace" it.

Source: Washington Post January 11, 2017 19:59 UTC