Pelosi Didn’t Raid Social Security for Impeachment Inquiry
A viral, made-up story sowed confusion among social media users over whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has diverted Social Security money to the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. She didn't. The post Pelosi Didn’t Raid Social Security for Impeachment Inquiry appeared first on FactCheck.org.FactCheck.org News
Fact check: Trump hypes US economy, minimizes IS threat
President Donald Trump on Thursday minimized the ongoing threat of the Islamic State and overstated his economic success, declaring inaccurately that China would have overtaken the U.S. as the world's largest economy if he wasn't president. Here's a look at his claims at a Minneapolis rally, his first since Democrats opened an impeachment inquiry of Trump's actions as president: TRUMP: "If our opponent had won that election,...Associated Press News
Fact Check: Schiff’s ‘Parody’ and Trump’s Response
President Donald Trump has suggested that Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House intelligence committee, should be arrested for "treason" and charged with “lying to Congress” for mischaracterizing Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. FactCheck.org News
Trump wrong on European aid to Ukraine
President Donald Trump wrongly said that "Europe and other nations" were "not" contributing to Ukraine, specifically calling for Germany and France to "put up money." In fact, the European Union and European financial institutions have contributed more than $16.4 billion in grants and loans to Ukraine since 2014. The post Trump Wrong on European Aid to Ukraine appeared first on FactCheck.org.FactCheck.org News
Fact check: A Ukrainian Miss Universe? There wasn't one.
And the crown goes to ... not Miss Ukraine. President Donald Trump was recalling his days as the owner of the Miss Universe pageant Wednesday as he and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy made remarks before their private meeting. "It's a great thing," he said of his pageant days. "And we had a winner from Ukraine." But a Ukrainian woman has never won the Miss Universe title. Several made the top 10 during Trump's tenure at...Associated Press News
Trumps Didn’t Take Seats for Disabled at U.N.
Social media users and websites jumped to the wrong conclusion by claiming the Trump family took seats reserved for guests with disabilities at the 74th session of the U.N. General Assembly. They sat in seats reserved for guests of the speaker, President Donald Trump. The post Trumps Didn’t Take Seats for Disabled at U.N. appeared first on FactCheck.org.FactCheck.org News
Fact check: Trump team distortions on fuel economy rules
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his team are distorting the facts in explaining the administration's decision to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks. The move announced this week revokes California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators. The administration argues it would result in less expensive, safer cars, and that electric cars are...Associated Press News
Biden said he 'confronted' Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro. Is that true?
Joe Biden was winding down a rambling response to a question about the legacy of slavery in America in Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate when he brought up his record on Venezuela and the question of immigration from the troubled country. Brushing off a moderator who trying to cut him off, the former vice president talked about his personal experience dealing with ...Tribune News Service News