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Politics Nov 09AP Fact Check: Trump’s ‘read the transcript’ impeachment cry
A look at remarks by President Trump and his allies on the impeachment inquiry and other matters.
Politics Nov 03Whistleblower willing to take written questions, lawyer says
President Donald Trump, weighing in on Twitter Monday morning, said the person should appear publicly.
Politics Nov 02AP Fact Check: Trump puffs up Islamic State raid and more
In recent days, President Trump related details from Syria that the Pentagon and diplomats contradicted, when the stock market went up he took credit, and when it went down he blamed the impeachment inquiry despite scant evidence the market cares.
Politics Oct 26AP Fact Check: Trump’s takes on impeachment, Syria, climate
President Donald Trump is persisting in a claim that goes to the heart of the U.S. military withdrawal from Syria — that he's bringing the troops home. He isn't. This deception has surfaced repeatedly, in the face of contrary words…
Politics Oct 12AP Fact Check: Trump’s shoddy info on Syria, impeachment
President Donald Trump spread shoddy information about Syria, the economy and matters at the heart of the impeachment inquiry against him in a week of caustic rhetoric.
Politics Oct 07AP Fact Check: Trump points fingers as he faces impeachment inquiry
President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: blasting the inquiry as illegal, attacking his investigators and critics alike, and deriding the whistleblower process as all-but-rigged. Many facts are getting lost in the process.
Politics Sep 28AP fact check: Trump’s distortions on Ukraine, whistleblower
A look at Trump’s words this past week on impeachment, Ukraine and other subjects.
Politics Sep 14AP Fact Check: Trump, Dems and their tale of 2 countries
The country described by the Democrats running for president is mired in child poverty, riven with economic unfairness and broken in its approach to health care, crime and guns. The country presented by President Donald Trump is roaring and ascendant.
Politics Sep 07AP Fact Check: Trump and Democrats mangle science
Science took a beating in the political arena this past week as President Donald Trump sowed confusion about Hurricane Dorian's path and Democratic presidential candidates rang false alarms about the air we breathe.
Politics Sep 02AP fact check: Trump’s bluster on hurricanes, guns, economy
Facing another deadly mass shooting, President Donald Trump is deflecting on gun control.