Wapo says they won’t extend Biden’s fact check database beyond 100 days even though they kept Trump’s going all 4 years

Wapo fact checker Glenn Kessler said he won’t extend Biden’s fact check database beyond 100 days despite keeping former President Trump’s throughout his Presidnecy.

Kessler tweeted “We’ve been comparing Biden (67 false or misleading claims) to Trump’s first 100 days (511 claims.) But past is no prologue. In the last 100 days before the 2020 election, we counted 8,859 claims made by Trump. It was a wild ride.”

He then added “Here’s the Biden database — which we do not plan to extend beyond 100 days. I have learned my lesson…“Learned my lesson” means that who knows what the next four years will bring. We have fact-checked Biden rigorously and will continue to do so. Trump at 500 claims/100 days was manageable; 8,000+ was not.

He added:“Learned my lesson” means that who knows what the next four years will bring. We have fact-checked Biden rigorously and will continue to do so. Trump at 500 claims/100 days was manageable; 8,000+ was not.

And if you think we missed something in our database of the first 100 days, send me a note and I will consider it. What we produced is more comprehensive than anything else out there.

Maintaining the Trump database over four years required about 400 additional 8-hour days over four years beyond our regular jobs for three people. Biden is off to a relatively slow start but who knows what will happen. We will keep doing fact checks, just not a database.