Latest from Salvador Rizzo

No, Biden isn’t proposing that the IRS spy on bank records

The Democrats’ proposal was never that intrusive and now is much more limited.
  • Oct 20, 2021

The false GOP claim that the Justice Dept. is spying on parents at school board meetings

In interviews, congressional hearings, campaign ads and social media, Republicans falsely claim that the Justice Department will be cracking down on parents expressing disagreement at their local school board meetings.
  • Oct 15, 2021

The Democratic claim that bigger child tax credits would ‘save’ $8 for every $1 spent

Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) can point to a research study to back up her claim, but it doesn't tell the whole story.
  • Oct 8, 2021

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.
  • Sep 29, 2021

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.
  • Sep 23, 2021

Larry Elder’s false and misleading claims in California recall race

Elder has a Trumpian knack for delivering false and misleading claims on the 2020 election, the coronavirus pandemic and the economy.
  • Sep 9, 2021

Youngkin’s claims about Virginia crime rates under McAuliffe

The Republican nominee says crime went up when Terry McAuliffe was governor, but that's not the whole story.
  • Aug 26, 2021

Four dubious claims from Biden’s ABC interview on Afghanistan

The president inflated troop numbers in Afghanistan — and deflated troop numbers in Syria.
  • Aug 19, 2021

San Francisco DA claims ‘vast majority’ of Americans have had family behind bars

The rate is actually 45 percent, according to a national study from 2019.
  • Jul 30, 2021

The false GOP claim that Pelosi turned down National Guard before Jan. 6 attack

For months, we've asked Republicans for proof that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi failed to act on warning signs. They have none to show us.
  • Jul 28, 2021