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Trump’s outdated spin on the black unemployment rate

The president keeps celebrating a seriously outdated record from May 2018.

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Trump’s misleading spin on the 2018 GDP growth rate

The president says the media is manipulating the data, but the president himself is engaging in some cherry-picking to claim a 14-year high.

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Have Iraq and Syria been ‘liberated’ from ISIS, as President Trump says?

President Trump has claimed his administration has defeated ISIS and beaten back the caliphate in various ways. But the reality is more complex.

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President Trump stretches others’ comments to claim ‘no collusion’

Trump is miscasting various comments by Richard Burr, Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort's attorney and the judge who sentenced Manafort.

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President Trump has made 9,014 false or misleading claims over 773 days

In the first two months of 2019, the president has averaged nearly 22 false or misleading claims a day. In his two-hour CPAC speech, he made more than 100.

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Fact-checking the Michael Cohen hearing

Here's a roundup of claims and statements made during hearing featuring testimony by the former attorney for President Trump

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Did Ivanka Trump create ‘millions’ of jobs?

President Trump bragged that his daughter has created millions of jobs. That's not correct.

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President Trump’s imaginary numbers on military aid to South Korea

For some reason, the president is throwing out wildly inaccurate numbers on U.S. military aid for South Korea.

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Trump’s repeated claim that China is paying ‘billions’ in tariffs to the Treasury

Over and over, President Trump says the Treasury is earning "billions" from tariffs. But Americans, not China, pay the tariffs and so far, it's a net loser for the government.

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Have Trump’s policies ‘lifted’ nearly 5 million Americans off food stamps?

The president often flips economic statistics to demonstrate his economic prowess. His recent use of SNAP participation data is no different.

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