Washington Post Stops Presidential Fact-Check Database After 100 Days of Biden

The Washington Post announced that it would stop using its presidential fact-checking database after 100 days of President Joe Biden’s administration. “Here’s the Biden database—which we do not plan to extend beyond 100 days,” Washington Post fact-check editor and writer Glenn Kessler wrote on Twitter. “I have learned my lesson.” In elaborating on the “lesson” he “leaned,” Kessler said, “Who knows what the next four years will bring. We have fact-checked Biden rigorously and will continue to do so.” He then claimed that former President Donald Trump made a significant number of false claims during his administration. Kessler then said that the Post will “keep doing fact checks” but won’t use a database to contain them. He then noted that Biden has made fewer public appearances and has held fewer press conferences than his predecessor. Biden also spends less time using social media and namely, Twitter, which was Trump’s favored …

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