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Fact check: Did the current US President lose by three million votes and then lie about it? Fact check: Did the current US President lose by three million votes and then lie about it?
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A report by the new york times with title "  Trump repeats lie about popular vote in meeting with lawmakers" made a claim about the popular vote. but did not cite any sources to back the claim.  A report by the New York Times titled "Trump Repeats Life About Popular Vote in Meeting With Lawmakers" made a claim about the popular vote. but did not cite any sources to back the claim.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/us/politics/donald-trump-congress-democrats.html https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/us/politics/donald-trump-congress-democrats.html
<strong>Claim 1:</strong> <strong>Claim 1:</strong>
"but he [Trump] fell almost three million votes short of Hillary Clinton in the popular vote" "but he [Trump] fell almost three million votes short of Hillary Clinton in the popular vote"
<strong>Fact Check 1: Mostly True.</strong> <strong>Fact Check 1: Mostly True.</strong>
An article by the Time mentions that "  <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/133Eb4qQmOxNvtesw2hdVns073R68EZx4SfCnP4IGQf8/htmlview?sle=true#gid=19" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Cook Political Report</a>, Clinton’s final tally came in at 65,844,610, compared to Donald Trump’s 62,979,636, with a difference of 2,864,974. The total number of votes for other candidates was 7,804,213" An article by the Time mentions that "  <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/133Eb4qQmOxNvtesw2hdVns073R68EZx4SfCnP4IGQf8/htmlview?sle=true#gid=19" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Cook Political Report</a>, Clinton’s final tally came in at 65,844,610, compared to Donald Trump’s 62,979,636, with a difference of 2,864,974. The total number of votes for other candidates was 7,804,213"
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  <p><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/us/politics/donald-trump-congress-democrats.html" rel="nofollow">https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/us/politics/donald-trump-congress-democrats.html</a></p>

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