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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.
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.