Health May 23AP FACT CHECK: Trump trashing virus science he doesn’t like
So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give pause to anyone thinking of following Trump's lead and ingesting a potentially risky drug for the coronavirus. He branded the study's researchers, financed in…
Nation May 09AP FACT CHECK: Trump is not credible on virus death tolls
He's claimed that the United States is on par with Germany in keeping down COVID-19 deaths, which is not the case in mortality reports. He's brushed off projections that deaths in his country will double from earlier forecasts, misrepresenting how…
Nation May 02AP FACT CHECK: Testing ‘czar’ rebuts Trump; vet care hyped
Actually, Trump is nowhere close in his prediction of providing 5 million tests a day, according to his own federal “testing czar.”…
Politics Apr 25AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s baseless theories on coronavirus
Lysol is for toilet bowls and countertops, not human consumption. The company that manufacturers it felt compelled to emphasize the danger of ingesting it after President Donald Trump’s musings about heat, light and disinfectant in the time of coronavirus.
Politics Apr 18AP FACT CHECK: Trump isn’t a king but claims expansive power
Over the past week, President Donald Trump was pretender to a throne that doesn’t exist as he claimed king-like powers over the coronavirus pandemic response and Congress.
Nation Apr 12AP FACT CHECK: Trump attacks government watchdogs on false grounds
In firing one inspector general, sidelining another and assailing a third, President Donald Trump in recent days has put his aversion to agents of federal accountability on stark display in a country consumed by the coronavirus.
Politics Apr 11Trump leaves trail of unmet promises in coronavirus response
For several months, President Donald Trump and his officials have cast a fog of promises meant to reassure a country in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump and his team haven't delivered on critical ones.
Politics Apr 04AP FACT CHECK: Trump, ‘wartime’ pandemic leader or ‘backup’?
Is he a wartime president or a backup point man? President Donald Trump seems to go back and forth on that, or both ways at once, in responding to the coronavirus pandemic that takes more lives by the hour.
Nation Mar 28AP FACT CHECK: Trump a rosy outlier on science of the virus
A look at the veracity of claims by political figures this week. Groundless assurances keep coming from President Donald Trump, a rosy outlier on the science of the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Mar 21AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s breathless takes on drugs for virus
“Could be a game changer.” “Very exciting.” “The way they acted with this kind of speed is an incredible thing.” “Very powerful.” “This could be a tremendous breakthrough. Tremendous breakthrough.” “We’re going to be able to make that drug available…