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    Just two weeks removed from the insurrection at the Capitol, President Biden took his place on the grandstand for his inaugural address and noted the fragility of democracy. Biden issued a warning: “We must reject the culture in which facts themselves are manipulated and even manufactured.” Trump made more than 30,000 false or misleading claims during his time in office. He lied about trivial details, like the size of his inauguration crowd, and matters of life and death, like the spread of covid-19. Watch to get an in-depth look at how Trump helped spread false and misleading claims, with analysis from technology reporter Drew Harwell. Read more: https://wapo.st/3tYNWlD. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK

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