Mike Pence Is Invited to Dine at Pizzeria at Center of Fake News Barrage

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The Comet Ping Pong pizza storefront in Washington last week. The pizzeria is at the center of debate over whether allies of President-elect Donald J. Trump are spreading so-called fake news.

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence received a surprise dinner invitation on Monday night from his new neighbors in leafy northwest Washington. They asked him to dine with them at Comet Ping Pong, the pizzeria at the center of debate over whether allies of President-elect Donald J. Trump are spreading so-called fake news.

In an open letter posted on the online blogging platform Medium, Mr. Pence’s neighbors — part of a coalition that describes itself…

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