Monthly Archives: August 2020

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Fact-checking President Trump’s acceptance speech at the GOP convention

He ended the Republican National Convention with a tidal wave of tall tales, false claims and revisionist history. Here are 25 claims by the president that caught our attention.

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Fact-checking the third night of the 2020 Republican National Convention

The third night offered yet another cascade of false claims, especially in Vice President Pence's speech. Here are 20 statements that caught our attention.

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Fact-checking the second night of the 2020 Republican National Convention

Night 2 featured another tsunami of untruths. Here's a roundup of 19 statements.

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Fact-checking the first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention

The 2020 Republican National Convention kicked off with a fire hose of false claims. Here's a round-up of 19 statements.

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The absurd claim that Trump is the ‘most pro-gay president in American history’

Trump loyalist Richard Grenell trashed Joe Biden and touted the president with a stew of misleading timelines, out-of-context quotes and claims easily debunked.

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Fact-checking the fourth night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention

Many speeches continued to offer generalities, not hard numbers that fact-checkers could chew on. But four items caught our attention.

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Trump’s trade deal with China: More bluster than boom

Despite Trump's claim, analysts say China's purchases are lagging badly six months into the deal.

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Fact-checking the third night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention

The Democrats aren't breaking the fact-check meter in their virtual convention.

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Fact-checking the second night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention

The second night was more emotional than fact-laden.

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Fact-checking the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention

The two-hour informercial left us starved of items to fact-check. Here's what caught our interest.

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