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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were...

December 14, 2018 2:52 pm


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Poll: Trump routinely says things that aren't true; few believe him

The poll sought to determine what Americans believe -- the truth or the president. It serves as the most comprehensive examination of...

December 14, 2018 2:10 pm


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The Bottomless Pinocchio, a new rating for a repeated false claim

It was President Donald Trump's signature campaign promise: He would build a wall along the country's southern border and it would be paid...

December 10, 2018 6:50 am


Fact check

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were...

December 7, 2018 4:57 pm


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Fact check: How Trump twists data to suit the moment

President Donald Trump flipped the script, twisting the data to present the rosiest picture possible.

December 5, 2018 1:10 pm


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Fact check: Ocasio-Cortez makes a $21 trillion mistake

Ocasio-Cortez said on Twitter that $21 trillion in "Pentagon accounting errors" could have paid for 66 percent of the Medicare-for-all...

December 4, 2018 11:40 am


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Timeline: The president's statements on Trump Tower Moscow

The Washington Post has compiled a timeline of what happened, what the president knew and what he said publicly about contact between his...

December 3, 2018 12:10 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims an auto boom that isn't

President Donald Trump is calling attention to an auto industry boom that doesn't exist.

November 29, 2018 2:20 pm


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What Trump has not done for African-Americans and Hispanics

Regular readers of The Fact Checker know we tend to award Two Pinocchios to anyone who gives sole credit to a president for the state of...

November 26, 2018 10:10 am