Carl Bernstein, the investigative journalist who broke open the Watergate scandal, issued a stark warning about President-elect Donald Trump’s penchant for lying today.
“Trump lives and thrives in a fact-free environment. No president, including Richard Nixon, has been so ignorant of fact and disdains fact in the way this president-elect does,” Berstein said on CNN. “Richard Nixon was nothing, in terms of lying, compared to what we have seen from Donald Trump,” he said, adding that the “growing sense of authoritarianism” from Trump was a cause for concern. Read more at THE HILL.