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Flurry of Trump Falsehoods
In two press appearances in the same day, President Donald Trump made several false claims and distorted the facts on issues ...
The Facts on Mental Illness and Mass Shootings
Is Trump correct that people with mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar [disorder], [are] a greater threat to ...
Trump Wrong on U.S. Agriculture Exports to China
In announcing “phase one” of a tentative trade deal with China, President Donald Trump wrongly stated that the “all-time high ...
The Democratic Letter to Ukraine
In May 2018, three Democratic senators wrote to the Ukrainian prosecutor general, asking about a news report that he had ...
A Discussion of Digital Campaign Ads and 2020
FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely appeared Oct. 11 on “Politics with Amy Walter,” a podcast produced by Public Radio ...
Obama Didn’t Authorize ‘Lying’ by the Media
Social media posts falsely claim that former President Barack Obama signed a bill that made it permissible for “the media” to ...
Instagram Post Falsely Links Flu Vaccine to Polio
A popular Instagram post falsely claims “over 1,100 people died from reactions to the [flu] shot” in 2018, and suggests that ...
Posts Put Words in Thomas Jefferson’s Mouth
Facebook posts in support of President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection erroneously claim that former President Thomas ...
Misleading Narrative About a Supposed ‘Ukrainian Arms Dealer’
An online story says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff “are both connected to a Ukrainian arms ...