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The base viewed the election as having been stolen and wanted Republicans to reflect that belief, however untrue.The Republican Party tries to figure out the path forward|Philip Bump|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Those people who stood there asking the questions KNOW what they are claiming is untrue yet they quote, re-quote and link to one another story after story that began as lies and grew into bigger ones.Curt Schilling wants off the Hall of Fame ballot. Voters said that’s not up to him.|Cindy Boren, Des Bieler|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Editors follow policies meant to keep out anything untrue, such as requiring sources for all claims.On its 20th birthday, Wikipedia might be safest place online|Heather Kelly|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
The result is reminiscent of Oscar Wilde’s essay, Decay of Lying, and its concluding revelation that “the telling of beautiful untrue things is the proper aim of Art.”What ‘Schitt’s Creek’ can teach us about climate action|matthewheimer|December 6, 2020|Fortune
It wasn’t that Powell said things that were obviously untrue.What line did Sidney Powell cross that Rudy Giuliani didn’t?|Philip Bump|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
Maxwell was not available for comment but has described all claims against her as “untrue” and “obvious lies.”
Maxwell was not available for comment describes all claims against her as “untrue” and “obvious lies.”Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“The statement of me dating a sex offender is totally untrue,” she said.
If they are untrue, I can understand your irritation, yet you have never roundly denied them.
These descriptions are patently untrue of the three boys whose statements formed the basis of the original indictment.How the ‘Witch Hunt’ Myth Undermined American Justice|Jason Berry|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It made all our explanations seem childish and untrue; the false relation was instantly exposed.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
But I do object to the addition of news which is untrue, and which can surely be seen through by any reading public.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
But I have enough mental acuteness to see that the religion of Jeremy Taylor was cowardly, and gloomy, and untrue.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Somebody presumes to contradict him, and clearly proves to him that what he says is untrue.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
The protestations of Mr. O'Connell were as insincere as his statements were historically untrue.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan