Bernstein says Trump's lies worse than Nixon's

Bernstein says Trump's lies worse than Nixon's
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Carl Bernstein, whose reporting broke open the Watergate scandal that led to former President Nixon's resignation, said Sunday that Nixon's lies were nothing compared to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGrassley: Dems 'withheld information' on new Kavanaugh allegation Health advocates decry funding transfer over migrant children Groups plan mass walkout in support of Kavanaugh accuser MORE's. 


"Trump lives and thrives in a fact-free environment. No president, including Richard Nixon, has been so ignorant of fact and disdains fact in the way this president-elect does," Bernstein said on CNN's "Reliable Sources." 

Bernstein also slammed what he called a "growing sense of authoritarianism" from Trump and his campaign. 

"Richard Nixon was nothing, in terms of lying, compared to what we have seen from Donald Trump," he said.