Politics Sep 14AP Fact Check: Trump, Dems and their tale of 2 countries
The country described by the Democrats running for president is mired in child poverty, riven with economic unfairness and broken in its approach to health care, crime and guns. The country presented by President Donald Trump is roaring and ascendant.
Politics Sep 07AP Fact Check: Trump and Democrats mangle science
Science took a beating in the political arena this past week as President Donald Trump sowed confusion about Hurricane Dorian's path and Democratic presidential candidates rang false alarms about the air we breathe.
Politics Aug 31AP fact check: Trump’s swipe at Puerto Rico, G-7 comments
President Donald Trump presented a distorted picture of the auto industry, told a fanciful story about Iran duping Barack Obama and took a misinformed swipe at Puerto Rico just as its residents braced for a catastrophe that didn’t come.
Politics Jul 31AP fact check: Night 2 of the 2020 Democratic debates in Detroit
Some of the Democratic presidential contenders dug in their heels with unsupported rhetoric about immigration, the economy and more in the final debate before the stage shrinks.
Politics Jul 28AP fact check: 2020 Democrats and their grasp of the facts
The candidates will be pressed on the economy, health care, immigration and much more in their second round of debates, this week in Detroit.
Politics Jul 24AP fact check: Trump falsely claims Mueller exonerated him
Seeking to discredit Robert Mueller — and make some campaign money from the effort — President Donald Trump falsely claimed exoneration Wednesday even as the former special counsel was testifying to Congress about his investigation. Here's a closer look at…
Politics Jul 20AP Fact Check: Trump and Dems on an incendiary week
President Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of color hate America.
Nation Jul 15WATCH: Trump digs in on tweets telling Democratic lawmakers to ‘go back’ to their countries
Trump, resurrecting language not prevalent in the U.S. for decades, said Monday that if the lawmakers "hate our country," they "can leave" it.
Politics Jul 14Leave the US, Trump tells liberal Democratic congresswomen
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came,” ignoring the fact that the women are…
Politics Jul 06AP fact check: Trump on vets, economy and history
President Donald Trump roused a political tempest when he decided to plant himself squarely in Independence Day observances with a speech from the Lincoln Memorial. His words from that platform, though, were strikingly measured, except for some befuddlement over American…