Perhaps Sidney Powell has gone too far for even Rudy Giuliani this time.
Social media posts and an online article claim a top staffer from Joe Biden’s campaign team was arrested for electoral fraud. This is false; court records indicate that Dallas Jones, a political consultant hired to oversee the campaign in Texas, was
A video has been shared hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook and YouTube alongside a claim that it shows a robbery outside a mall in Malaysia. The claim is false; the clip shows a simulation of a robbery that was staged by Malaysian police for a
The president keeps making claims that the courts say are wrong.
A widely shared meme mocked statements made by the president's personal attorney in a federal court in November 2020.
Did Dallas Jones, a political director in Texas for the presidential campaign of president-elect Joe Biden, get arrested for electoral fraud? No, that's not true: No arrest record was offered in support of the claim. A public affairs offi
Quick Take A viral tale on social media falsely claims that a campaign official for President-elect Joe Biden was arrested in an illegal ballot-harvesting scheme in Texas. He has not been charged or arrested. The false claim stems from unverified alle
On November 15 2020, a blog post titled “Biden Campaign Director Arrested For Electoral Fraud” began circulating on social media platforms like Twitter and Reddit: Apparently Former FBI agent and Joe Biden staffer has been arrested: Dall
Trump’s campaign dropped the allegation that hundreds of thousands of mail-in and absentee ballots — 682,479, to be precise — were illegally processed without its representatives watching.
https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/12/politics/trump-campaign-georgia-dead-voters-fact-check/index.html With C
The day after the 2020 presidential election was called for Joe Biden, the communications director for Donald Trump’s campaign tweeted a photo of a newspaper front page announcing Al Gore’s victory 20 years earlier to highlight an alleged mistake b
The campaign website, until recently, had been accepting recurring donations up until Election Day.
Social media posts claims photos of two political events are a reason not to trust national polls showing a healthy lead for Democratic candidate Joe Biden. But one photo shows a rally for President Donald Trump and the other shows an event in which n
Did a group of horse-drawn buggies flying American and Trump flags surround the bus of the Biden-Harris campaign on a country road? No, that's not true: This is a photoshopped image made from a photo that really does show about 10 buggies
More evidence is required before this claim can be rated in a traditional Snopes fact check, but it has certain traits associated with misinformation.
After months of campaigning, President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made their final pitches to voters at campaign rallies in key swing states and on TV airwaves. Here we fact-check claims the candidates made in rallies on
Trump is banking on a surge of enthusiasm from his most loyal supporters while also threatening legal action to stop vote counting in some crucial states, including Pennsylvania.
The Alamo City Trump Train Facebook Group appeared to have been used to organize the convoy's movements.
Did Joe Biden say "Hello, Minnesota" after walking onto a campaign rally stage in Tampa, Florida? No, that's not true: Video showing the Democratic presidential nominee with "Tampa, Florida" written on the stage backdrop as he said "Hello
Did Facebook ban this "President Trump campaign ad"? No, that's not true. It goes without saying that videos playing on a platform proclaiming they are banned by that platform have not been banned. Those behind such posts use them as a wa
Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and misinformation from Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network & the American Press Institute’s Accountability Project. Sign up here. Planting the seeds of election doubt Humans make mistakes
Multiple Facebook posts have shared a photo they claim shows Indian Congress party politician Priyanka Gandhi campaigning for upcoming elections in Bihar state. The claim is false: the image is actually from 2009 and shows Gandhi visiting a temple in U
Did a Bon Jovi performance at a Biden campaign event in Dallas, Pennsylvania draw a mere 12 people? No, that's not true: There were far more than 12 people in attendence. The exact crowd size is hard to discern because people attended the
It was unknown who established the URL redirect — or why.
Quick Take A false claim on social media suggests former Vice President Joe Biden has stopped all in-person campaigning until the election. He has plans to visit several states before Nov. 3. Full Story Conservative websites and social media accounts
Did Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden suspend all in-person campaign events only eight days before election day, as multiple articles and President Trump are claiming? No, that's not true: Biden has announced plans to travel to Ge
A pair of armed security guards’ appearance near a voting location in St. Petersburg, Florida drew concern from observers both on the scene and online, as the story mushroomed on social media into a sign of something more sinister. According to
A Trump spokesperson claimed the Biden campaign withdrew an ad featuring Michigan businessman Joe Malcoun because the campaign "got caught" in a lie.
We'll give them this: "Operation Snopes-Piercer" isn't the worst name we've heard for a smear campaign.
Do the three red lines in the Joe Biden and Kamala Harris logo refer to a Chinese campaign involving building socialism? No, that's not true: It's just a coincidence, and one of the designers of the logo said the stripes have a far differ
They sought to disrupt through computer hacking the French election, the Winter Olympics and U.S. hospitals and businesses, according to a Justice Department indictment.
Joe Biden says no taxes would be raised on people making less than $400,000. But the Trump campaign persists with phony math to argue the opposite.
New documents from a former Cambridge Analytica insider reveal what an election watchdog group claims was illegal coordination between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and a billionaire-funded pro-Trump super PAC.
A photo of Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, the sibling leaders of the Indian National Congress party, has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim that the image shows them smiling ahead of a meeting with the
A disinformation campaign in Canada continues to link the repeal of a law making anal sex illegal for under 18s with support for pedophilia. The law was found unconstitutional in 1995 and struck off by Canada’s parliament in 2019, as it was deemed d
Quick Take Former Vice President Joe Biden knelt for a photo with a group of dancers in Miami, but the national anthem was not playing, as social media posts falsely claim. Full Story Kneeling during the national anthem became controversial four years
https://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2020-54512170 We fact-checked some of the most recent claims from
Three photos have been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim they show “pothole stickers” laid on roads in Canada in a bid to slow down motorists. The claim is misleading; all three photos have circulated in reports
In yet another example of manipulated video, a new Trump campaign ad takes out of context Fauci's comments about the workload of the coronavirus task force.
Multiple posts shared more than a thousand times on Facebook claim that Nigeria’s government has pledged $600 million to the campaign of US presidential candidate Joe Biden because incumbent Donald Trump had supported a separatist group in the west