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Politics Oct 12AP Fact Check: Trump’s shoddy info on Syria, impeachment
President Donald Trump spread shoddy information about Syria, the economy and matters at the heart of the impeachment inquiry against him in a week of caustic rhetoric.
Politics Oct 07AP Fact Check: Trump points fingers as he faces impeachment inquiry
President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: blasting the inquiry as illegal, attacking his investigators and critics alike, and deriding the whistleblower process as all-but-rigged. Many facts are getting lost in the process.
Politics Sep 28AP fact check: Trump’s distortions on Ukraine, whistleblower
A look at Trump’s words this past week on impeachment, Ukraine and other subjects.
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 Sep 02AP fact check: Trump’s bluster on hurricanes, guns, economy
Facing another deadly mass shooting, President Donald Trump is deflecting on gun control.
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 Aug 07AP fact check: Trump twists facts on gun control and tariffs
Battling dual crises of gun violence and trade, President Donald Trump is twisting the facts in regards to gun control and exaggerating his case for tariffs against China. Here's a look at the president's claims.
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 29Trump calls Al Sharpton a ‘con man’ and Cummings a ‘racist’
Trump said his weekend comments referring to Rep. Elijah Cummings' majority-black Baltimore district as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess" were not racist.