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One Historian On The Importance Of Presidential Credibility05:54

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President Donald Trump speaks to staff at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington on Jan. 25, 2017. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)closemore
President Donald Trump speaks to staff at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington on Jan. 25, 2017. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

From claims of voter fraud to wiretapping, President Trump has made a number of statements for which he has no evidence. So his critics are asking whether this will this cost him credibility, especially if there's a crisis he must address.

Historian Julian Zelizer (@julianzelizer) of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss why presidential credibility matters.

This segment aired on March 10, 2017.

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