Fact Check: Trump’s Misleading Claims on McCain, Tanks, GDP
What Mr. Trump Said “John McCain received a fake and phony dossier. Did you hear about the dossier? It was paid for by Crooked Hillary Clinton. Right? And John McCain got it — he got it. And what did he do? He didn’t call me. He turned it over to the F.B.I., hoping to put me in jeopardy.” This is misleading. Senator John McCain did obtain a copy of the so-called Steele Dossier, which outlined a range of often salacious but unproven misdeeds by...The New York Times News
Fact-checking Trump's claim that McCain misled on his Obamacare vote
In his latest attack on John McCain, President Donald Trump accused the late senator of misleading the White House about his vote on a GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017 after spending years campaigning on repealing it.CNN News
Satirical Story on Kamala Harris Treated as Fact
A story originally written as satire has been circulating online without a disclaimer, sparking angry comments from social media users on the story's made-up claim that a new bill from Sen. Kamala Harris would restrict the use of weapons by police. The post Satirical Story on Harris Treated as Fact appeared first on FactCheck.org.FactCheck.org 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