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Fact-checking Trump’s announcement of a national emergency

The president's rambling news conference was replete with false and misleading claims.

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Trump’s false claim that violent crime hasn’t gone down ‘in a long while’

The violent crime rate and murder rate have been going down fairly steadily since 1991.

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Is President Trump the ‘Offshorer-in-chief’?

A union-backed study claims companies that keep getting U.S. contracts are shipping jobs overseas.

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President Trump’s fantastical human-trafficking claims

The president's rhetoric races far ahead of the facts produced by his own government and outside groups.

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Fact-checking President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address

Here's a roundup of nearly 30 dubious claims made by the president during his speech.

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President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union proposals: What flopped and what succeeded

Out of 14 key proposals in 2018, Trump had seven wins and seven losses.

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President Trump’s Texas-size whoppers

Trump portrays the Lone Star State as a crime hub for undocumented immigrants. Yet his tweets are filled with misleading and inaccurate statistics.

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President Trump tweets nonsensical figures on illegal immigration

President Trump tweeted very precise but unverifiable numbers, including one figure apparently based on a misunderstanding of what he saw on television.

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Trump’s fantasy claim that Michael Cohen’s hush-money payments were no crime

These claims are so far-fetched and nonsensical, President Trump leaves us no choice but Four Pinocchios.

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President Trump spins asylum restrictions as humanitarian relief

The president says he's acting to protect children. But the fine print of his proposal would make it harder for them to escape violence and poverty in their home countries.

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