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FactCheck: Biden’s State of the Union Address

In his first State of the Union address, President Joe Biden focused on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, before turning to his accomplishments and agenda for the coming year - but some of his statements didn’t square with the facts.... Read more»0

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FactCheck: Biden's pledge to appoint African-American woman mirrors promises by Reagan, Trump

Republicans have criticized Biden for pledging to nominate an African-American woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. They should read what former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump said about women they appointed.... Read more»0

FactCheck: The whoppers of 2021

Fact checkers spent much of 2021 addressing vaccine misinformation, baseless election claims - and of course, numerous claims made by, and about, the new Biden administration - so here are the top stories at the forefront of the discussion.... Read more»0

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Q&A on Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine-or-test rule

FactCheck answers some questions about President Joe Biden’s plan to impose an emergency rule for businesses with 100 or more employees that would require workers to be fully vaccinated or be tested at least once a week.... Read more»0

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House GOP’s misplaced blame for rising homicides

Homicides are on the rise, but the increase started last year when Donald Trump was president - according to data compiled by the Major Cities Chiefs Association, the number of homicides rose 33% in 66 major cities in 2020 compared with 2019.... Read more»0

FactCheck: Rudy Giuliani’s bogus election fraud claims

A New York court suspended former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s law license in that state for making “demonstrably false and misleading statements” about the 2020 presidential election results to the courts and the public at large, while serving as former President Donald Trump’s lawyer.... Read more»0

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Trump’s falsehood-filled 'Save America' rally

Prior to the violence that disrupted Congress’ counting of the electoral votes, President Donald Trump gave an indignant speech filled with falsehoods about the presidential election he lost two months ago to Democrat Joe Biden.... Read more»0

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Trump’s falsehood-filled speech on the election

Shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 4, Trump made his remarks from the White House, falsely saying he had already defeated Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, with millions of votes still to be counted in several too-close-to-call states. He baselessly claimed some kind of “fraud” had occurred.... Read more»0

FactChecking the State of the Union

President Trump's address included false and misleading claims on jobs, wages, energy, immigration and more. ... Read more»0

FactChecking the November Democratic debate

Several candidates twisted the facts on health care, student loan debt, the gender wage gap and more.... Read more»0

FactCheck: What we’ve learned from impeachment inquiry

President Trump repeatedly said his July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president was “perfect,” and a simple reading of the “transcript” is all that’s needed to evaluate the impeachment probe. But congressional testimony has revealed key pieces of information beyond that conversation.... Read more»0

FactChecking the October Democratic debate

The spin focused mainly on the economy and health care. ... Read more»0

FactCheck: Whistleblower complaint timeline

President Donald Trump has been accused in a whistleblower complaint of “using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election.”... Read more»0

FactCheck: Is right to try saving a ‘lot of people’?

President Donald Trump last year signed a bill — the Right to Try Act — that provided another avenue for terminally ill patients to gain access to unapproved medications still in development. But there’s no evidence that the new law is saving “a lot of people,” as the president claims.... Read more»0

FactChecking Trump’s Fox News interview

In interview that aired May 19 on “The Next Revolution,” Trump and the show’s host, Steve Hilton, discussed foreign policy, international trade, the economy, politics and more. FackCheck takes a closer look.... Read more»0

FactCheck: What the Mueller report says about Russian contacts

After the 2016 election, Vice President-elect Pence was asked if there was “any contact in any way between [Donald] Trump or his associates and the Kremlin or cutouts they had.” Pence answered, “Of course not. Why would there be any contacts between the campaign?” Of course, there were contacts.... Read more»0

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