A probing and illuminating analysis of current state of American politics, focusing on Donald Trump’s lie about election fraud, by the White House Bureau Chief of Politico and the host of MSNBC's Way Too Early. Donald Trump first tried it out in 2016, at an August rally in Ohio. He said that perhaps he wouldn’t accept the election results in his race against Hillary Clinton, that the election was “rigged.” He then mentioned it at more rallies and even at one of the fall debates. He didn’t have to challenge the result that year, but the stage was set. When he lost in 2020, he started the lie back up again and to devastating results: an insurrection at the Capitol in January 2021...
Publisher: Flatiron Books (July 26, 2022) Pages: 320 pages ISBN-10: 1250819628 ISBN-13: 978-1250819628 ASIN: B09RJ1RC2H
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Jonathan Lemire is the White House Bureau Chief at Politico, as well as the host of MSNBC’s Way Too Early. A native of the Boston area, he now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and children. The Big Lie is his first book.