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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.
Nation May 25AP fact check: Trump and a tale of 2 sheets of paper
A look at some of President Trump's recent statements, on the Russia investigation, the border, the economy and more.
Politics May 18AP fact check Trump’s miscues on trade and drug prices
President Donald Trump spoke this past week as if he’s unaware that drug prices have gone up and tariffs came before him.
Economy May 11AP fact check: Trump’s fog of misinformation on trade
President Donald Trump cast a fog of misinformation over the U.S. trade dispute with China, floating inaccurate numbers and skewed economic theories as big tariffs kicked in on Chinese goods.
Politics Apr 28AP fact check: Trump’s follies on immigration, health care
President Donald Trump stretched the truth on various fronts at his Wisconsin rally and in weekend remarks, asserting that an immigration plan to send migrants illegally in the country to sanctuary cities had begun when it hadn’t. He also claimed…
Nation Apr 27AP fact check: Trump’s torrent of twisted claims on Russia
As much as President Donald Trump says he wants the United States to move on, he’s found it hard to turn away himself, as seen in a torrent of tweets and remarks railing against Democrats, trashing Mueller and painting his…
Politics Apr 22AP fact check: Trump, AG Barr spread untruths about Mueller report
President Donald Trump is still distorting the truth about the Russia investigation, claiming exoneration from a special counsel's report that he is also assailing as hopelessly biased. Here's a closer look at the president's claims.
Politics Apr 20AP FACT CHECK: Trump team’s distortions on Mueller report
WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller all but boldfaced this finding in his report on the Russia investigation: No exoneration for President Donald Trump on whether Trump criminally obstructed justice. But Trump and his aides are stating that Mueller’s report…
Politics Apr 18AP fact check: What Barr said about releasing the Mueller report
Attorney General William Barr is distorting the facts when it comes to releasing special counsel Robert Mueller's report in the Russia investigation, an AP analysis finds.
Politics Apr 15AP fact check: Trump camp suggests AG William Barr found illegal spying
With release of the special counsel's fuller report looming, President Donald Trump and his campaign are twisting the words of his attorney general and the facts of the Russia investigation. Here's a closer look at the president's claims in the…