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Can the president be indicted or subpoenaed?

The Supreme Court has never weighed in directly on these questions. Here's a primer on the current legal landscape.

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Are human-smuggling cartels at the U.S. border earning $500 million a year?

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen earned headlines with her estimate but there's less than meets the eye.

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Comey’s claim he didn’t tell Congress that FBI agents thought Flynn was not intentionally lying

The former FBI director's claim is rebutted by contemporaneous records kept by the House and Senate.

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Four years of Trump claims

Every suspect claim made by President Trump during his presidency 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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Trump’s claim that U.S. is only country with ‘thousands’ of immigration judges

The president describes the U.S. immigration system as overly generous and "ridiculous." In fact, many countries follow the same process.

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The news media does apologize for mistakes, unlike the White House

A Trump surrogate defended the White House in the McCain controversy by saying the news media doesn't apologize. Oops.

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Video: ‘What happened to the tapes?’ Gina Haspel’s role in destroying evidence of the CIA’s torture program

Trump's nominee to to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, says she was following orders when the tapes were destroyed. But there's more to the story.

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Pence’s claim that ‘religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite’

The vice president lauds a study on the consistency of the highly religious. But the study's author says he's missing the point.

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Jeff Sessions’s claim that an ACLU settlement with Chicago caused murders to spike

The attorney general cites an unpublished study to support his claim. But the facts don't support his attack on the ACLU.

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