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The Justice Department investigation into the handling of classified documents by former President Donald Trump is still in the early stages - and more information undoubtedly will come out - but the timeline of events leading to the warrant begins back in 2021. Read more»

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»

President Joe Biden's pledge to a appoint an black woman on the supreme court is hardly a new kind of promise.

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»

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»

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»

None of the experts we contacted said the president — any president — is responsible for the rise or fall of local criminal activity.

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»

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani of New York City speaking to supporters at an immigration policy speech hosted by Donald Trump at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

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»

Then-candidate Donald Trump speaking at the Phoenix Convention Center in September 2016.

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»

Then-candidate Donald Trump speaking at the Phoenix Convention Center in September 2016.

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»

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

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

United States House of Representatives chamber

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»

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

President Donald Trump boards Air Force One in New York, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2019, leaving the United Nations meeting en route to Joint Base Andrews, Md.

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»

Factchecking Donald Trump's claim about right to try experimental drugs saving a lot of people shows the claim is premature.

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»

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