Monthly Archives: December 2019

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The most popular fact checks of 2019

The results make us wonder: Has Trump fatigue set in?

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Fact-checking the sixth Democratic debate

Here's a roundup of six claims from the sixth Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 campaign.

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The Houston police chief’s misleading claim about an officer’s death

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo lashed out at Republican senators with a claim he later conceded to us was incorrect.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s impeachment letter to Pelosi

Trump's letter to the House Speaker was replete with falsehoods and exaggerations we've heard many times before.

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Pelosi’s bogus talking point on gun deaths of children

She said 47 percent of those killed were children or teenagers. Pelosi's staff originally told us she misspoke. It turns out she had been misspeaking all year.

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President Trump has made 15,413 false or misleading claims over 1,055 days

The impeachment probe over the president's Ukraine doings has led to an explosion of false and misleading claims.

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The biggest Pinocchios of 2019

Our annual roundup of the most outlandish claims of 2019.

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A guide to the misleading spin on the IG report

Republicans and Democrats rushed quickly to say the Justice Department inspector general's report confirmed what they already believed.

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Trump’s NATO parade of falsehoods and misstatements

At the recent NATO summit, the president once again showed he does not understand the basics of NATO financing.

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In the weeks before Navy base shooting, Trump touted his travel ban

President Trump asserted that the ban is "keeping terrorists, criminals and violent extremists the hell out of our country." But Saudi Arabia is not on the list.

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