- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. joined the pile-on attacking NPR Wednesday morning over the organization’s “fact check” on President Trump’s State of the Union address that many criticized as partisan and unfair.

“FACT CHECK: President Trump praised the record number of women in Congress, but that’s almost entirely because of Democrats, not Trump’s party,” NPR wrote late Tuesday.

The tweet was referring to a rare moment in bipartisan celebration Tuesday night when Mr. Trump acknowledged the record number of women serving in Congress.

“Exactly one century after Congress passed the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote, we also have more women serving in Congress than at any time before,” the president declared.

The line prompted dozens of female Democrats, dressed in white in honor of the suffragettes, to jump to their feet, high-five each other and chant “USA.”

NPR’s “fact check” on the moment is being heavily ratioed on Twitter with only 540 retweets and a whopping 4,500 replies as of Wednesday morning.

Many commenters, including Mr. Trump Jr., pointed out that the president never took credit for the increase in female lawmakers.

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