The Fact Checker wants to hear from you. Send us clips from town halls in your neighborhood and we will fact check them. (Meg Kelly/The Washington Post)

When Congress left Washington for the April recess, we asked our readers to help us fact-check their local town halls. We were overwhelmed with submissions from coast to coast. We ended up fact-checking what members of Congress from seven states said about lawmakers’ health insurance, Medicare, the national debt and the cost of President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago travels.

Congress is now in August recess. You elected your lawmakers, and they answer to you. We want to fact-check what they’re telling you at Senate and House district town halls — and we need your help.

Will you be at a town hall in your district? Send us claims to fact-check. Here’s how:

  • Send us a URL, Google Drive link, YouTube link or Facebook Live link to video or audio of the town hall, or email us your video or audio clips.
  • If you send full audio or video clips of the town hall, tell us the approximate minute marks of the suspect claim.
  • Write the claim down, and submit it using this form. (You can also fill out the form at the end of this column.)
  • Tweet us (@myhlee@glennkesslerWP or @mmkelly22), find us on Facebook (Fact Checker or myhlee) or email factchecker@washpost.com.

We’ll take suggestions for any topic that piques your interest, though we’re especially interested in health care, immigration, actions taken by the Trump administration and the federal budget.

 

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