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Hillary Clinton says fake news is putting lives at risk

Alex Mohajer

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The first female major party nominee for president, and the winner of the national popular vote by 2.7 million, appears even more presidential in defeat than her erstwhile opponent.

At Harry Reid’s senate retirement event yesterday in Washington D.C., Clinton addressed the media and fellow democrats in what is a nonpartisan issue. Fake news is one of the reasons we specified in our Huffington Post article “Why Hillary Lost: The Great American Lie.” 

“It is clear now that fake news has consequences,” Clinton said, referring to it as an epidemic and “a danger that must be addressed.”

After initially downplaying reports that fake news could have had an effect on the 2016 presidential election on Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has addressed plans to combat the epidemic on his social media site.
From TheWrap, here are 8 times Donald Trump shared totally bogus stories on social media:

http://www.thewrap.com/8-times-donald-trump-was-president-of-fake-news/?mode=3


Alex Mohajer is the political director of Bros4Hillary. You may contact him at alex@bros4hillary.com or tweet him @alexmohajer.

Named one of OUT Magazine's 100 Most Eligible Bachelors of 2017, Alex Mohajer is a controversial up-and-coming political writer and commentator whose unapologetic post-election commentary made him one of the most shared contributors at The Huffington Post. He is the first journalist in America to openly impugn the presidency of Donald Trump in a major publication. Mohajer is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Bros4America (formerly Bros4Hillary), a progressive advocacy organization that gained national recognition during the 2016 presidential election for its efforts to elect Hillary Clinton. Named by LGBTQ Nation to their Top 8 People Working to Elect Hillary Clinton. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts from U.C. Berkeley where he studied politics with progressive champion Robert Reich, and a Juris Doctorate from Chapman University School of Law, where he studied constitutional law with conservative hero Hugh Hewitt. While in law school, he was awarded "Most Likely To Be Held in Contempt" by his graduating class. He has been interviewed for or featured on The Fox News Channel, PolitiFact, The Huffington Post, Washington Post, LA and NY Times, AfterBuzz TV, OUT and Instinct Magazine(s), Dan Savage Blog, TheWrap, Yahoo News, New York Public Radio, The David Pakman Show, The Ann Walker Show, the Hugh Hewitt Show, and more. Alex is an author, public/motivational speaker, and an award-winning singer, actor, and solo artist who was nominated for a 2016 Broadway World Award for Best Male Cabaret Artist. Alex lives in Los Angeles with his dog, Bruce Wayne. Press inquiries and bookings: press@bros4america.com

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  1. Dawne

    December 9, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    Hi,

    I’ve written to the Electoral College asktheelectors.org explaining my fear and to
    Department of Justice Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding the suppression of 87,000 voters in Michigan that are deliberately going unheard that I learned from Susan Fischer’s Petition– Letter to Congress re: Investigation of Russian interference in 2016 Presidential Election.

    They Didn’t vote to be told They Don’t Matter!

    People need to know that someone does care about their votes and is willing to Ensure Tampering will not be Tolerated!

    I’ve also signed the ELECTORAL COLLEGE: MAKE HILLARY CLINTON PRESIDENT ON DECEMBER 19 which now has 4,812,000 Supporters

    I’ve also written to Senator Gillibrand.

    Thanks,
    Dawne

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