Did Reuters publish 2024 presidential election polling numbers that heavily favored former president and current candidate Donald Trump? No, that's not true: Reuters has debunked the fake numbers and a map associated with the numbers. The
Voters have not yet forced themselves to consider the choice that seems likely to await them next year.
“Congress say they will start printing 2024 ballot without Trump name in October 2023.”
Plus: Vulnerable House Republicans are backing McCarthy on impeachment inquiry—for now.
Were 7 million people registered to vote in the 2020 general election in Wisconsin when only 4.5 million were eligible voters? No, that's not true: There were more than 3.9 million registered voters and an estimated 4.5 million eligible v
CLAIM: COVID-19 only spikes during election seasons. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. There is no connection between rising COVID-19 cases and the electoral process, epidemiology experts confirm.
Did the World Economic Forum (WEF) issue an "order" banning elections in the United States and will Americans from now on be ruled by a global elite? No, none of it is true: A non-governmental organization such as the WEF doesn't have the
During the spring 2020 election in Milwaukee, a reduction to only five polling locations “came days before the election and was done without proper notice to voters.”
Whistling past the nursing home.
Despite low favorability ratings, a Trump-Biden rematch in 2024 is looking more and more likely.
GOP-authored elections bill “requires valid votes to be tossed out … if a computer rejects a signature.”
Quick Take Democrats tend to win in densely populated counties, while Republicans win more sparse, rural counties. In 2020, the counties won by President Joe Biden had 67 million more residents than counties won by&nbs
CLAIM: Former President Donald Trump won 2,497 counties in 2020, far more than President Joe Biden’s 477 counties, suggesting Trump actually won the election.
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The former president faces multiple charges related to his lies about the 2020 election. Here’s a look at some of his most repeated falsehoods.
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.
Police report shows “massive 2020 voter fraud uncovered in Michigan.”
No, Pence said the opposite.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
Did World Economic Forum co-founder Klaus Schwab advocate in public for stripping people of their right to vote and replacing elections with prediction algorithms powered by artificial intelligence? No, that's not true: In a 2017 talk, Sc
On August 9 2023, a popular thread on Reddit’s r/politics addressed the topic of abortion rights, claiming that voters had favored them in every single election since the June 2022 Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade: Aborti
"WEF chairman Klaus Schwab openly calls for AI technology to replace Democratic elections!”
Former President Donald Trump’s supporters have made inaccurate claims about the judge presiding over his case and misleadingly compared his conduct to that of other politicians.
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.
The federal indictment against former President Donald Trump, concerning his efforts to remain in office despite losing the election, details actions Trump and his co-conspirators allegedly took to get state officials to change legitimate electoral vo
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
Jack Smith, the special counsel investigating the Trump documents and 2020 election cases, has a long prosecutorial resume. He previously secured indictments against Republican and Democratic lawmakers.
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)?
Former President Donald Trump has been charged four times in a federal indictment by a grand jury investigating efforts to overturn election results. Read the charges against him here.
Fani Willis is the Fulton County, Georgia, district attorney leading an investigation into former President Trump and his allies’ possible interference in the 2020 presidential election. Here’s a look at her background and high-profile cases.