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Trump's incorrect claim that 20 'US-designated' terrorist groups operate in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Extra care appeared to have been taken for President Donald Trump's speech on the strategy on Afghanistan.

August 23, 2017 12:20 pm


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Washington Post: Trump's list of false and misleading claims tops 1,000

At the president's current pace, he averages nearly five claims a day. Many are repeats of claims that have been previously debunked.

August 22, 2017 1:30 pm


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Fact check: Sessions' link between sanctuary policies, crimes in Chicago, Miami-Dade

Attorney General Jeff Sessions attributed the cities’ number of shooting deaths during the Fourth of July weekend to their opposing...

August 21, 2017 12:40 pm


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Fact check: The Trump administration's claim the US government 'certified' 700,000 jobs lost by NAFTA

How many jobs have been lost because of the North American Free Trade Agreement?

August 18, 2017 12:20 pm


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President Trump's claim that he has done 'far more than anyone' for 'inner cities'

Trump said race relations have "gotten better or the same."

August 17, 2017 2:10 pm


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President Trump's claim that 'unemployment is at a record low'

In a recording for Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., who faced a competitive primary, President Donald Trump made a rather bold statement...

August 16, 2017 12:00 pm


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AP Fact Check: What Trump said about Virginia protesters

President Donald Trump has defended his response to Saturday's racially charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.

August 16, 2017 11:00 am


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President Trump's claim that foreigners are responsible for 'the vast majority' of terrorism convictions since 9/11

We looked into several exaggerated claims by Trump and other administration officials about foreigners convicted of terrorism.

August 15, 2017 12:30 pm


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Analysis: President Trump’s claim that low-skilled immigration pressures U.S. workers

Is the United States operating a “very low-skill immigration system,” and does low-skilled immigration create...

August 10, 2017 5:43 pm


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President Trump's claim of Obamacare 'bailouts' for insurance companies

What's he talking about? And are these really bailouts?

August 7, 2017 1:10 pm


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Fact-checking the Trump-Russia investigation

As a public service, The Fact Checker is keeping track of the various tentacles of this complex saga, and highlighting any inconsistencies...

August 3, 2017 2:40 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: Veracity is a casualty in week of infighting

This past week wasn't a high point for veracity in Washington.

July 29, 2017 1:19 pm


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Trump's embrace of African American employment data he once scorned

We recognize that politicians sometimes make a sincere evolution on a policy stance, especially as new facts emerge or as the constituency...

July 27, 2017 9:20 am


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Trump mistreats native son Jeff Sessions, Alabama GOP says

President Donald is dismaying Republicans who consider Attorney General Jeff Sessions a home state hero.

July 27, 2017 9:00 am