Latest from Salvador Rizzo

Schumer’s false claim that no Democrats supported new voting restrictions

In five of the states the Senate majority leader mentioned, new voting laws have enjoyed bipartisan support.
  • Jun 18, 2021

Republican governors’ misleading spin on new voting restrictions

At least 14 states have enacted new voting restrictions this year, some of them based on Donald Trump's false election claims.
  • Jun 17, 2021

George P. Bush’s claim that Trump built ‘only 150’ miles of a border barrier

Some could argue that Trump built as little as 50 miles of border barrier or as much as 458 miles. But the 150-mile figure seems to come out of nowhere.
  • Jun 10, 2021

Republican leaders’ claim that the Jan. 6 commission bill would not allow GOP staff hires

The bill includes language requiring some deference to Republicans on staff hiring decisions.
  • May 21, 2021

A refresher for Kevin McCarthy on people doubting Biden’s victory

The House GOP leader said Republicans no longer question the legitimacy of President Biden's victory in November.
  • May 13, 2021

Ron Johnson’s unscientific use of vaccine and death data

The senator makes provocative but scientifically unproven claims about the risks of getting a coronavirus vaccine.
  • May 12, 2021

Democrats and Republicans need a translator when speaking infrastructure

Too often, the dueling infrastructure plans are treated as roughly similar by reporters but there are vast differences.
  • May 4, 2021

Fact-checking Biden’s first Congressional address

President Biden gave his first joint address to Congress on April 28.
  • Apr 29, 2021

Fact-checking Biden’s 2021 address to Congress

Biden was mostly on solid ground when he stuck to script but his ad-libs were less factually sound.
  • Apr 28, 2021

No, officials are not handing out Harris’s picture book to migrant kids

A flawed report in the New York Post quickly spread on right-wing media. But it's Four-Pinocchios false.
  • Apr 27, 2021