Fact checking his ‘alternate facts’ …✊🏽
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President Donald Trump is addressing a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night in a State of the Union-esque speech. The president is expected to muse on current events, outline his administration’s objectives and make the case for his nascent presidency’s policy agenda.
Of course, this being the factually-challenged Trump the nation has come to know so very well, fact-checkers across the U.S. are standing ready to identify whatever “alternative facts” come down the pipeline. Follow Mic‘s live vetting of the president’s speech below.
9:11 p.m.: “A new surge of optimism is placing impossible dreams firmly in our grasp.”
Polls show Americans are broadly anxious about the future of the U.S. under Trump.
9:16 p.m.: Trump name-checks companies he says have kept jobs in the U.S. under his presidency
According to the New York Times, several companies which the president is taking credit for personally…
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