Fact Check: Trump’s False Claim on Obama Congressional Inquiries
What WAS Said:“President Obama, from what they tell me, was under a similar kind of a thing, didn’t give one letter. They didn’t do anything. They didn’t give one letter of the request. Many requests were made. They didn’t give a letter.” — President Trump, at the White House on Tuesday. The New York Times News
Fact Check: Trump's CPAC speech is laced with fabrication
President Donald Trump uttered a dizzying number of false statements in his epically long weekend speech, to an audience that didn't seem to mind at all. He got the unemployment rate wrong. He misstated his winning margin in the election. He reprised some of his most frequently told fictions and dusted off old ones, even going back to the size of his inauguration crowd. Associated Press News
How Cohen's testimony stacks up against Trump's past statements
Here we lay out the conflicting accounts of what Michael Cohen, Trump's former personal attorney, told the House Committee on Oversight and Reform at the Feb. 27 hearing, and what the president has said in the past. The post Cohen, Trump at Odds appeared first on FactCheck.org.FactCheck.org News
Fact Check: Do 83% of Trump's tax cut benefits go to the 1%?
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont appeared at a CNN presidential town hall Monday night. After his first question from the audience, Sanders argued that President Donald Trump "said he'd have a tax plan to benefit the middle class, but 83% of the benefits go to the 1%."CNN News
Fact Check: Did Ivanka Trump create 'millions of jobs'?
During an address to US governors Monday morning, President Donald Trump discussed the need for training programs and claimed that his daughter Ivanka had "created millions of jobs." He followed up by discussing the Pledge to America's Workers, an effort Ivanka has been involved in since its inception last year.CNN News
Fact check: Trump declares emergency with faulty claims
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the southern border while acknowledging that rapid construction of a wall is not a necessity, but rather his preference. In justifying the extraordinary step, he brushed aside his administration's...Associated Press News
Fact check: Trump hails auto revival that's not happened
President Donald Trump is hailing a renaissance in U.S. auto manufacturing that has not happened. The industry is chugging along without the "massive numbers" of car companies that he says are setting up shop in the country.Always eager to claim a manufacturing revival,...Associated Press News
Fact check: Calif. Gov. Newsom wrong on illegal border crossings
California Gov. Gavin Newsom devoted part of his first State of the State address to attacking President Donald Trump's positions on illegal immigration, declaring, "This border emergency is nothing more than a manufactured crisis and California will not be part of this political theater." His rhetoric in Tuesday's speech was similar to that of his Democratic predecessor, Gov. Jerry Brown. His nascent record suggests that he wants even ...Associated Press News