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Politics Feb 01AP fact check: Trump on Democrats, impeachment and cows
A look at recent rhetoric by President Trump about impeachment, his newly signed trade deal, the economy and more.
Politics Jan 27AP fact check: Trump misstates Bolton record
President Donald Trump stated falsely Monday that House Democrats never called his former national security adviser to testify in their impeachment inquiry. Actually they did.
Politics Jan 20AP fact check: The distortions in Trump’s legal defense
Here's a look at some statements by Trump and his legal team as opening arguments approach in the Senate impeachment trial.
Politics Jan 19Schiff accuses NSA, CIA of withholding documents on Ukraine
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is accusing U.S. intelligence agencies of withholding documents from Congress on Ukraine that could be significant to President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. “They appear to be succumbing to pressure from the…
Nation Jan 05AP Fact Check: Lest old distortions be forgot
President Donald Trump closed out the old year by reprising a selection of his most familiar falsehoods and putting a few of his predecessor’s accomplishments in his own win column.
Politics Dec 22White House predicts Pelosi to ‘yield’ on impeachment delay
The White House argued Sunday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has put herself in an untenable position by stalling House-passed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in hopes of shaping the upcoming Senate trial.
Nation Dec 21AP Fact Check: Trump’s distorted letter to Dems and history
The closing passage in President Donald Trump’s impeachment-eve letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had the ring of truth to it. He was writing his thoughts for history, he said. For 100 years from now, “when people look back at…
Nation Dec 16How paid parental leave for federal workers could spur wider changes
A bill that is expected to receive final congressional approval Tuesday gives 12 weeks of paid leave to mothers and fathers of newborns, newly adopted children or foster children.
Politics Dec 14AP Fact Check: Trump’s impeachment rage, Bloomberg on coal
As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony of a damning witness and misrepresented the facts of a phone call…
Politics Dec 09Judiciary hearing sets the stage for impeachment charges against Trump
Chairman Jerrold Nadler expects the committee to vote soon, possibly this week, on at least two or more charges against the Republican president.