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World Oct 15Trump says Saudi king ‘denies any knowledge’ of missing journalist
President Donald Trump also said he is dispatching Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the region.
Nation Oct 08McConnell says he’s open to Supreme Court nominee in 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is signaling he's willing to take up another Supreme Court nomination in the 2020 presidential election season should another vacancy arise.
Politics Oct 07McConnell says Senate ‘not broken’ after Kavanaugh fight
The climactic 50-48 roll call vote Saturday for the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was the closest vote since 1881.
Politics Sep 10AP fact check: Has Trump made Medicare and Social Security stronger?
Eager to dismiss his critics, President Donald Trump is fabricating the circumstances regarding jobs, the economy and the social safety net. Here's a look at his recent rhetoric and how it compares with reality.
Politics Aug 30AP fact check: Trump wrongly claims Google shunned speech
President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming that Google shunned his State of the Union speech but promoted Barack Obama's addresses.
Politics Aug 29AP fact check: Trump overstates his job performance ratings
President Donald Trump is exaggerating the numbers when citing his overall job approval ratings. Here's a look at his claim.
Politics Aug 13AP fact check: Trump’s claims on ‘record’ GDP, jobs and the Russia investigation
President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment. Here's a closer look at his claims.
Politics Aug 06AP fact check: Trump’s imagined steel mills and denial of Russian interference
It's been a week of puzzling disconnects and untruths from the Trump administration. Here's a closer look at some of the comments by Trump and his officials.
Politics Jul 30AP fact check: A look into Trump’s claims on ‘historic’ economic gains
President Donald Trump exaggerated his role in boosting U.S. economic growth, falsely claiming full credit for positive economic news and inaccurately declaring a "historic" turnaround.
Politics Jul 23WATCH: Senate confirms Robert Wilkie as Veterans Affairs secretary
Senators confirmed Pentagon official Robert Wilkie as Veterans Affairs secretary. He now faces the task of fulfilling President Donald Trump's promises to fire bad VA employees and steer more patients to the private sector.