“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…
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.
Sidelined but not silenced, President Donald Trump demonstrated anew this past week he can’t be relied on to give a straight account of the disease that has afflicted millions, now including him. He heralded the arrival of a COVID-19 cure,…
President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis Friday cut short the week’s political arguing and even quieted his Twitter account for a time. But the wild presidential debate produced plenty of distortions in the campaign for the election a month away. Here’s…
After months of mass death and sickness, what could possibly count as a success story against the pandemic? President Donald Trump would have you believe Americans are already living that success story, even as the death toll approaches 200,000 and infections spread…
Explaining his deceptive assurances about the pandemic, President Donald Trump suggested he was doing what Winston Churchill had done, soothing the public in a time of danger. That’s not how it went down in World War II.
President Donald Trump said he never called John McCain a loser — he did — and denigrated the record of the late Republican senator on veterans affairs despite routinely appropriating one of McCain’s crowning achievements on that front as his…
Joe Biden and fellow Democrats spun an assortment of facts to their benefit in their national convention. Meanwhile President Donald Trump flooded the zone with falsehoods, some so apparent that anyone with access to the internet could see the folly…
President Donald Trump greeted the Democratic presidential ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris this past week with a litany of distortion and falsehoods, raging against cases of voting fraud where they didn’t exist and declining to quash conspiracy theories…
President Donald Trump clung to the false notion that the coronavirus will just “disappear,” made incorrect claims about a top government expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and again insisted that Americans are getting all the COVID-19 tests they need — all…
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