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1. Comparing the language used in the Associated Press’s tweets on President Barack Obama’s 2013 inauguration with Mr. Trump‘s
Obama 2013 inauguration tweet: “A day pulsing with history draws the masses to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration”
2017 inauguration tweet: “Hundreds of thousands expected to clog the nation’s capital for Donald Trump
2. Minutes after Mr. Trump’s sworn in, multiple news outlets ran Trump impeachment stories
Washington Post headline at 12:19 p.m. on Inauguration Day: “”The campaign to impeach President Trump has begun”
3. Comparing Mr. Trump’s inauguration speech to Hitler/Nazism
On ABC News on Friday, analyst Terry Moran said: “People want to hear that message of America First. However, it carries with it overtones from the 1930s, when an anti-Semitic movement saying we don’t want to get involved in Europe’s war, it’s the Jews’ fault in Germany. The words themselves carry very ugly echoes in our history.”
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews called Mr. Trump’s speech “Hitlerian” and The Washington Post immediately revised an article titled: “President Trump’s ‘America First’ slogan was popularized by Nazi sympathizers.”
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