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President Trump’s repeated claim: 'The greatest economy in the history of our country’

Forty times in three months, Trump has said this is the greatest economy in U.S. history. But economic historians say growth and unemployment were better in other eras.

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President Trump has made 4,713 false or misleading claims in 592 days

Over the past three months the president has been averaging more than 15 false or misleading claims a day.

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President Trump’s false claim about murders on South African farms

The president spread a baseless claim that has been promoted by white supremacists and the alt-right.

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Not just misleading. Not merely false. A lie.

Here's the definitive account of how President Trump and his associates misled, obfuscated and ultimately lied to the American people about hush-money payments

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What candidate Trump would say about President Trump’s economic record

The Fact Checker recalculates today's employment statistics using the phony campaign math touted by Trump in the 2016 election. He does poorly.

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Rudy Giuliani’s Pinocchio-laden interview on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’

The president's lawyer falsely says Donald Trump Jr. had no idea he was going to meet with a Russian government representative

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Who is Bruce Ohr, and why does Trump keep tweeting about him?

President Trump is fixated on a sideline figure in the Russia probe. Here's a guide to what we know.

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Both sides of the aisle stretch the truth in the soybean debate

The agricultural commodities market is a complicated balance of supply and demand that politicians seem intent on glossing over.

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President Trump’s new favorite trade talking point falls apart under scrutiny

The president keeps saying the trade deficit declined $52 billion in the second quarter. That's fuzzy math.

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Trump cites sketchy data — and makes it worse by mangling the details

When the president cites record numbers on small-business optimism or manufacturers' confidence, there's less than meets the eye.

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