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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.
Politics Jul 23AP fact check: Trump off base on Russia, veterans and Queen Elizabeth II
It was a week of bewilderment over what President Donald Trump really thinks about Russian interference in the U.S. election and what he and Russia's Vladimir Putin told each other in their private meeting. Here's a week of statements in…
Politics Jul 16AP fact check: Trump’s Europe trip marked by inaccuracies
President Donald Trump shook things up at every turn in his trip to Europe, making statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and they did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements.
Politics Jul 10Senate panel OKs Trump nominee Robert Wilkie to lead troubled VA
The nomination of Robert Wilkie, currently a Pentagon undersecretary, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs now goes to the full Senate.
Politics Jul 02AP fact check: Trump’s tax ‘miracle,’ immigration claims
The president's statements capped a week of head-spinning assertion and dubious statements. Here's a closer look at his claims.