Monthly Archives: September 2019

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A quick guide to Trump’s false claims about Ukraine and the Bidens

The president keeps making the same allegations over and over. Here's what he gets wrong.

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Trump’s false claims about Hunter Biden’s China dealings

With no evidence, the president accuses Joe Biden's son of earning millions and scoring $1.5 billion in investments from a single trip to China with the then-vice president.

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Trump’s Pinocchio-laden claims about Joe Biden, Ukraine and polls

In the space of minutes, the president told a series of false and misleading claims about the Ukraine controversy worthy of Four Pinocchios

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Biden’s bungled attack on Medicare-for-all

The former vice president got a number of things wrong when he recently attacked Sen. Bernie Sanders's plan for Medicare-for-all.

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Fact-checking Trump’s latest claims on Biden and Ukraine

The president levels new charges against former vice president Joe Biden. We dissect his claims and find them wanting.

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Did the FBI warn the Trump campaign about Russia?

Republicans say Trump wasn't warned. But the FBI did brief him in 2016, and evidence suggests it brought up the threat posed by Russia.

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Sanders’s apples-and-oranges comparison on Medicare-for-all costs

During the third Democratic debate, Sanders suggested his health-care plan would lower health-care costs significantly compared to the "status quo." Most studies say his plan will raise costs.

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President Trump’s claims about VA firings

The president says that 7,600 people have been fired in two years. But he falsely suggests none could be fired before a 2017 law.

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Eric Trump’s Four-Pinocchio claim that the Obamacare website cost more than Trump’s border barrier

The president's son also claimed he was quoting the actor Tim Allen, but that's wrong, too.

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Fact-checking the third Democratic presidential debate

Here's a roundup of eight claims from the third Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.

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