6 Times Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump’s TV Debate Made British Politics Look Normal And Boring

2. Trump gets fact-checked on his fact-checker

Things escalated when, in an unusual turn of events, Trump lied about his fact-checker, and, unsurprisingly, got caught out. 

With tens of millions of people watching the debate, multiple operations were being run by news outlets to verify and rebut claims made during it. 

It was hardly surprising, then, that when Trump encouraged viewers to “take a look” at his fact-checker, they did – and discovered it didn’t exist. Leading to this gem from the team at NPR.

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