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Jake Tapper: Obama Got Away With Falsehoods Because Media Supported Him

Former president Barack Obama “got away with” making untrue statements because the media supported him more than it does President Trump, CNN anchor Jake Tapper said in an interview with Rolling Stone.

Tapper was asked about his decision to publicly speak out when he thought Trump was saying a falsehood. Tapper replied that he had been consistent on that front across administrations:

Tapper has made similar comments before, including in March at the SXSW festival.

Contact Aiden Pink at pink@forward.com or on Twitter, @aidenpink.

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