It's a disease reaching epidemic proportions at the White House — saying one thing when, in fact, the opposite appears to be true: on whether President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick will be against abortion, and what exactly is happening with North Korea’s nuclear program. Which story should we believe?

To try to decipher it all, Jim Braude was joined by Jesse Mermell, former communications director for Governor Deval Patrick, Lylah Alphonse, managing editor for U.S. News and World Report, and Charlie Chieppo, senior fellow at the Pioneer Institute and former policy director for Governor Romney.