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The Trump administration’s claim that the U.S. government ‘certified’ 700,000 jobs lost by NAFTA

The U.S. Trade Representative is echoing Trumpian rhetoric on NAFTA job loss. But it is fanciful spin.

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

Trump’s claim reflects a misunderstanding of black communities and is incongruous with his budget proposals.

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President Trump’s false claim that counterprotesters lacked a permit

The president twice said that counterprotesters did not have a permit in Charlottesville. That's wrong.

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365 days of Trump claims

Every suspect claim made by President Trump during his first year in office, in one place

The Trump Promise Tracker

Donald Trump made 60 key promises during the 2016 campaign. We will track his progress during his presidency.

The 2016 Election Fact Checker

Every fact check of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in one place.

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President Trump’s claim that ‘unemployment is at a record low’

Actually, six of the last 12 presidents can claim a lower unemployment rate.

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

We revisit Trump's claim about foreigners and terrorism, in light of the Charlottesville attack.

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Video: How did the 1994 deal with North Korea fall apart?

As Trump threatens military action, Glenn Kessler explains what happened to the agreement.

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Dear readers, help us fact-check your lawmakers during August recess

Will you be at a Senate or House town hall in your district?

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Trump’s effort to blame Obama for the opioid epidemic

Trump suggests that Obama let opioid prosecutions fall during his presidency but cites data that does not show that.

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President Trump’s claim that low-skilled immigration placed ‘substantial pressure’ on U.S. workers

Trump exaggerates the impact of low-skilled immigration on native workers' wages.

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