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…
Politics Jul 04How past presidents celebrated the Fourth of July
In modern times, presidents have tended to stand back and let the people party.
Politics Jun 29AP fact check: Trump on Mueller, trade; Dem debate debut
A few months ago, President Donald Trump affirmed that he thought special counsel Robert Mueller acted honorably in the Russia investigation. Now Trump is back in "witch hunt" territory, this time falsely accusing Mueller of committing a crime.
Nation Jun 22AP fact check: The silent partner in Trump’s boasts
Despite assailing his Democratic predecessor for waging a “cruel and heartless war on American energy,” for example, Trump can brag about U.S. energy supremacy thanks to the sector’s growth in the Obama years.
Politics Jun 19AP fact check: Trump exaggerates on jobs, border wall in campaign kickoff rally
During a Florida rally marking the official kickoff of his 2020 presidential bid, President Donald Trump made a number of questionable claims and promises.
Nation Jun 15AP fact check: Trump’s misfires on Iran, trade and that wall
Here’s a week of political rhetoric in review.
Nation Jun 08AP fact check: Trump and the credit and blame game
The apportioning of credit and blame went awry in President Donald Trump’s remarks over the past week.
Politics May 27AP fact check: Trump takes credit for Obama’s gains for vets
Boastful on the occasion of Memorial Day, President Donald Trump and his Veterans Affairs secretary are claiming full credit for health care improvements that were underway before they took office. Here's a look at their claims.