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.
Politics Nov 06AP fact check: Trump fabricates election corruption
Citing “horror stories,” President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabricated accusations Thursday in an audacious attempt to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. election.
Politics Oct 17AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees what others do not in the pandemic
“I believe we’re rounding the corner.” “We’re a winner on the excess mortality.” “We have the vaccines coming and we have the therapies coming.” “We have done an amazing job.” President Donald Trump sees in the pandemic what he wants…
Politics Oct 16AP FACT CHECK: Rhetoric from Trump, Biden in the non-debate
With the second presidential debate cancelled, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden held dueling televised town halls Thursday night. Here's a look at what they said and how it squares with the truth.