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Fact-checking Trump’s announcement of a national emergency

The president's rambling news conference was replete with false and misleading claims.

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Trump’s false claim that violent crime hasn’t gone down ‘in a long while’

The violent crime rate and murder rate have been going down fairly steadily since 1991.

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Liz Cheney’s claim that the ‘Green New Deal’ would eliminate air travel

Death panels, but for deciding who gets to board a flight? Nope.

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Kamala Harris leaps to unwarranted conclusions in tax tweet

The Democratic senator and presidential candidate says a decline in the size of tax refunds shows the Trump tax plan is a middle-class tax hike. The data shows otherwise.

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Does a full-time U.S. worker at McDonald’s make just $7,000?

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) claimed the typical worker at McDonald's made well below the minimum wage. But a full-time worker in the United States actually makes about $20,000.

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What’s actually in the ‘Green New Deal’ from Democrats?

No one is proposing to “eliminate all planes, cars, cows, oil, gas and the military." No one created “doctored” versions of the Green New Deal that included these outlandish proposals.

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Is President Trump the ‘Offshorer-in-chief’?

A union-backed study claims companies that keep getting U.S. contracts are shipping jobs overseas.

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President Trump’s fantastical human-trafficking claims

The president's rhetoric races far ahead of the facts produced by his own government and outside groups.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address

Here's a roundup of nearly 30 dubious claims made by the president during his speech.

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President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union proposals: What flopped and what succeeded

Out of 14 key proposals in 2018, Trump had seven wins and seven losses.

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