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Daniel Dale's epic 4-year Trump fact check

CNN journalist and Canadian Daniel Dale reflects on four years of fact checking the president’s every word — and the lasting impact of Trump’s lies.
President Donald Trump departs as the only president to have been impeached twice, and a Republican party significantly divided. (Alex Brandon/The Associated Press)

For four years, Daniel Dale — a CNN reporter and former Washington bureau chief for the Toronto Star — fact checked every single word that Donald Trump said publicly.

Now, he looks back on some of the strangest and most significant lies of Trump's presidency, and the lasting impact they had on both American politics and our shared sense of reality.