Trump claims fail truth test

April 3, 2016 1:17 PM

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Trump claims fail truth test

New York billionaire Donald Trump likes to say “we’re a poor country now,” that the United States gave Iran $150 billion as part of the agreement to curb its nuclear weapons program, and “we get paid peanuts” to station troops in South Korea.

Well, that’s not exactly right. While Trump’s most ardent supporters do not seem troubled, political analysts believe his exaggerated and outright inaccurate statements complicate his efforts to expand his base of voters.

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