Not The Onion: MSNBC Brings on Gruber in Attempt to Fact-Check Trump on Jobs, ObamaCare

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/12/29/not-onion-m…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>Here&rsquo;s a story that you can&rsquo;t make up, folks. In an attempt to fact-check President-elect Donald Trump on his claim of Sprint bringing jobs back to the United States, Wednesday&rsquo;s <em>The Last Word</em> turned to none other than ObamaCare architect and deception artist Jonathan Gruber for two segments to inform MSNBC viewers where Trump went wrong and struggled with facts.&nbsp;</p>

<p>Gruber&rsquo;s two segments on MSNBC featured a healthy dosage of irony as fellow guest and former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean bemoaned the idea of the federal government running deficits and implored Democrats to be the party of fiscal responsibility under Trump.</p>

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