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President-Elect Trump's Press Conference: Fact-Check From NPR Politics

Seth Wenig
President-elect Donald Trump speaks in New York on Wednesday, during his first news conference since July 2016.

The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom have annotated the news conference with President-elect Donald Trump that took place in New York on Wednesday.

The annotated transcript appears below.

NPR fact-checked and provided background to his remarks in real-time, paying special attention to any comments about conflicts of interest, health care and national security.

The press conference comes a day after President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois. Read the annotated, fact-checked transcript of the address here.


*Note: This page will update automatically as the event proceeds. We will work to correct the transcript as it comes in, but due to the live nature of the event, there may be some discrepancies.


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