Monthly Archives: September 2021

  • Analysis

The overblown claims of a ‘hurricane tax’ in Biden’s agenda

President Biden's tax plans could increase insurance costs, a conservative think tank says. But that's not the whole story.

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Video: Biden vs. the generals on 2,500 troops in Afghanistan

Testimony by top military leaders appeared to contradict what President Biden said in August. But his comments were open to interpretation.

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Biden’s claim that his spending plan ‘costs zero dollars’

Biden promises to pass a deficit-neutral plan but he's already in the hole because of the infrastructure bill.

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How Tucker Carlson twisted a 2015 clip of Biden into a conspiracy theory

Through deceptive editing, Carlson sought to portray the president of a proponent of "replacement theory."

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McCarthy’s misleading claim that 2019 debt-ceiling hike paid for all of Trump’s policies

The Republican leader is wrong, as the U.S. government continues to borrow heavily to pay for Trump's tax cuts.

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Youngkin campaign targets McAuliffe’s parole record through dubious links

An emotional campaign ad features a victim complaining of McAuliffe's parole policies -- but her shooter has never been paroled.

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Pompeo repeats ‘zombie’ claim that Obama gave Iran $150 billion

This is a falsehood that won't die -- and it's especially dismaying the former top U.S. diplomat repeats it on television.

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Blinken’s claim that Biden ‘did not inherit a plan’ for Afghan withdrawal

The Secretary of State asserted the Trump administration left behind no plan for withdrawal from Afghanistan but Trump officials vehemently disagree.

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President Biden’s claim of an interview for a job in Idaho

Whether Biden ever got a job offer from Boise Cascade is unclear, but in the past he has spoken of nearly practicing law in Idaho.

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Murphy’s misfired claim that 8 out of 10 U.S. drones miss their target

The Democratic senator from Connecticut made a startling statement that turns out to be wrong.

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