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Trump's First Press Conference As President-Elect, Annotated

For the first time in 167 days, President-elect Donald Trump held a wide-ranging news conference. NPR’s politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, live-annotated the speech. Portions of the transcript with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact checks below.

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Donald Trump speaking at his first press conference as president-elect

Donald Trump speaks during a news conference on Wednesday in New York, his first as president-elect.

For the first time in 167 days, President-elect Donald Trump held a wide-ranging news conference.

NPR’s politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, live-annotated the speech. Portions of the transcript with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact checks below.

Note: The transcript was updated throughout the press conference. While we are working to correct errors, it may contain discrepancies and typographical errors.

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