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Former President Donald Trump called Michelle Obama “Mike” in this tweet.
The price of "bacon is up five times" under President Joe Biden.
“I really don’t know who gave (Dr. Anthony Fauci) the commendation.”
“Florida sort of had a mandate because they were giving the vaccine, they were demanding everybody take the vaccine.”
“Congress say they will start printing 2024 ballot without Trump name in October 2023.”
Video shows Pope Francis slapping former President Donald Trump’s hand.
Discussion has intensified about using the 14th Amendment to keep Donald Trump off the 2024 presidential ballot. Some scholars have suggested that Trump’s role on Jan. 6, 2021, breaches the amendment, which bars people who join an “insurrection”
The former president plans even more strict crackdowns on illegal and legal immigration if he takes the White House again.
Social media post mischaracterizes Donald Trump’s comments in Tucker Carlson interview
Fox News reported that California Gov. Gavin Newsom said former President Donald Trump “is not eligible for future presidential elections & has asked the California’s State Assembly to pass a bill that will remove Trump’s name on any future b
The real picture of the former president has been released, but two others are also being shared.
The Fulton County, Georgia, sheriff has said former President Donald Trump will be booked into jail like any other suspect, including having his mugshot taken. But at the time these mugshots appeared online, Trump had not yet taken one.
https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-divorce-melania-fact-check-1820111 Donald Trump's indictment in G
Former President Donald Trump’s economic boasts often ignore the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects during his presidency. We fact-checked six claims that compare the economy under Trump and Biden.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis “campaigned and raised money on, ‘I will get Trump.’”
A primer on the racketeering case brought by Fani Willis.
Does a photo show a real mug shot for former President Donald Trump? No, that's not true: No mug shot had yet been taken of Trump for any of his court cases as of August 16, 2023. The claim appeared in a post (archived here) on Twitter on
“In three short years, we achieved energy independence.”
Donald Trump’s indictment in a case in Fulton County, Georgia, is his fourth in five months. Here are three ways this case differs the previous three.
Former President Donald Trump has been charged 13 times in a 41-count indictment by a Georgia grand jury investigating interference in the 2020 presidential election. Read the charges against him here.
After Donald Trump lost the 2020 election in Georgia, he made multiple Pants on Fire statements about it, including that he won, there was improper counting of ballots and signature verification and there were copious fake ballots.
He’s mostly directed his outrage at lower-court judges, but his calculus could change over the next year.
Donald Trump attacked the district attorney investigating him in Georgia, creating a false impression of her relationship with a gang member and prosecution record.
“They are trying to make it illegal to question the results of a bad election.”
The Trump administration “built nearly 500 miles of border wall.”
“During Biden’s first 30 months in office, just 2.1 million new jobs were created, and by contrast, during my first 30 months in office we created 4.9 million new jobs.”
Says Gov. Ron DeSantis “opposed my China tariffs and he heartlessly opposed” $28 billion for farm relief, which was paid for by China.
Donald Trump’s case is unusual because he’s a former president, and “no reasonable prosecutor would bring this case unless and until they were confident they had an extensive and comprehensive factual record,” one legal expert told PolitiFact.
https://www.cnn.com/2023/08/02/politics/trump-indictment-lies/index.html Special counsel Jack Smith sa
The third indictment of former President Donald Trump, for the events leading up to Jan. 6, 2021, says he was not misinformed or delusional. Prosecutors have many examples of times Trump was told his election claims were false.
Some Republicans allege prosecutors timed the Trump indictment to distract from Hunter Biden news. There is no evidence of a connection between the timing of the Trump case and probes into Hunter Biden
Former President Donald Trump responded to his indictment on charges related to the 2020 election with a campaign statement, fundraising email and Truth Social posts. We fact-checked his misleading and inaccurate claims.
Former President Donald Trump’s third indictment, for his actions related to Jan. 6, 2021, consolidates a broad swirl of Trump’s activity into four charges. Here are details about what the indictment tries to accomplish and how it frames Trump’s
Former President Donald Trump has been indicted by a grand jury investigating the events of Jan. 6, 2021. What are the charges? Can he still run (and vote)?
PolitiFact has been fact-checking and monitoring the various indictments of former President Donald Trump. Here's our coverage: