Politics Jul 25AP FACT CHECK: Trump is relentless in election fabrications
In mid-May, partisan investigators hired by Arizona state lawmakers backed off their allegation that the state’s most populous county had destroyed its 2020 election database. Confronted with proof that the data still existed, they admitted everything was there.
Politics Jun 19AP FACT CHECK: Putin’s twisted tale on rival; Biden GOP jab
A look at the veracity of some statements from Biden’s week of diplomacy and his return to the domestic fray, as well as statements by Vladimir Putin at a Geneva news conference after his meeting with President Biden.
Nation May 31WATCH: Biden honors war dead at Arlington, implores nation to heal
President Joe Biden has honored America’s war dead at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the hallowed burial ground.
Politics Feb 12AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s impeachment defense team glosses over his Jan. 6 tirade
A look at rhetoric from the Senate impeachment trial, where Trump is charged with inciting the siege of the Capitol before Congress affirmed his defeat to Joe Biden in the presidential election.
Politics Jan 20AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s fiction in his goodbye to Washington
Falsehoods suffused President Donald Trump's farewell remarks Wednesday morning and the night before, though he was spot on with this: “We were not a regular administration.”…
Nation Jan 09No surprise: Trump left many clues he wouldn’t go quietly
President Donald Trump left plenty of clues he’d try to burn the place down on his way out the door.
Politics Jan 06AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false claims, fuel on a day of chaos
Drawing on baseless conspiracies, Trump unleashed a torrent of misinformation to supporters already convinced that his defeat was unfair.
Politics Dec 06AP FACT CHECK: Trump floods rally with audacious falsehoods
President Donald Trump flooded his first postelection political rally with debunked conspiracy theories and audacious falsehoods Saturday as he claimed victory in an election he decisively lost.
Nation Nov 21AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s flailing effort resting on mendacity
President Donald Trump’s flailing attempt to cling to office after voters decisively chose to oust him has taken the country into a dark and fictional place.
Politics Nov 07AP fact check: Trump’s errant assault on election integrity
The most direct attempt to undermine the integrity of the U.S. election with bad information came not from overseas sources or online liars but from a president standing behind the presidential seal at the White House and facing defeat.