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Politics Dec 16White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown
The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it.
Politics Dec 10AP fact check: Manafort, Cohen filings do not exonerate Trump
President Trump insists he's been fully vindicated by court filings released Friday that lay out the level of cooperation from two of his former top advisers, whom prosecutors have accused of lying to federal investigators or Congress. In fact, Trump's…
Politics Dec 03AP fact check: Trump’s claims on Russia probe, Michael Cohen
President Donald Trump can't seem to get his facts straight when it comes to the Russia investigation. Here's a closer look at the president's claims.
Politics Nov 26AP fact check: Trump’s myths on oil prices, cold snaps
Here's a closer look at his recent rhetoric, covering the courts, midterm elections and the president's statements on global warming.
Politics Nov 26Ex-Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos to report to prison
A federal judge ordered former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to report to prison as scheduled, rejecting his last-minute bid to delay his two-week sentence.
Politics Nov 12Democrats seek ways to protect Robert Mueller probe from acting AG
Stepping up Democratic efforts to shield the Russia investigation, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would seek to tie a measure protecting special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if the new acting attorney general does not recuse himself…
Politics Nov 12AP fact check: Trump’s rhetoric on voter fraud is misleading
Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud. Here's a look at his claims the past week.
Politics Nov 05AP fact check: Trump’s fabrications on Medicare, immigrants
In the final days before midterm elections, President Donald Trump is painting a distorted picture of immigration while exaggerating his record of achieving economic gains for non-whites and improving health care for veterans. Here's a look at his most recent…
Politics Nov 02AP fact check: President Trump’s rhetoric and the truth about migrant caravans
In a speech Thursday, President Donald Trump suggested without evidence that the migrant caravans are full of hardened criminals; in fact, they are mostly poor people with few belongings who are fleeing gang violence.
Politics Oct 22AP fact check: Trump on migrants, Saudis, and the Hispanic vote
Here's a closer look at some of President Donald Trump's words over the past week.