Within Snopes' fact-checking archives is evidence regarding the Jan. 6 Capitol attack and Trump's voter-fraud claims that emerged as talking points during the televised hearings.
The fourth public hearing organized by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol on June 21 2022 examined how disinformation and smear campaigns were wielded to pressure state officials and private individ
The third hearing by the House committee investigating the January 6 2021 insurrection focused on the pressure campaign to overturn the 2020 presidential election — and the deeply corrosive weaponized narratives which undergirded the attempt. The
(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)The second day of hearings by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol focused on Donald Trump’s role in knowingly perpetuating the false narrativ
If former President Donald Trump believed he won the 2020 election, it wasn’t because his hand-picked team told him he had. They told him precisely the opposite.
The role of weaponized disinformation campaigns in the January 2021 attempted coup at the United States Capitol was the main topic at the second January 6 Committee hearing about the events that culminated in a violent insurrection. The House select
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will hold the first in a series of hearings laying out its initial findings.
Hearings for the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection start this week. Here’s what we expect, but surprises are promised
“The vast majority of individuals that we’re releasing out are not showing up for hearings.”
In the wake of the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that indicates the court could overturn Roe v. Wade, some lawmakers have charged that conservative Supreme Court justices led them astray during Senate confirmation hearings. We’ll look at wha
“... Justices Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, and Barrett assured the Senate Judiciary Committee and the American people that Roe v. Wade was ‘established precedent.’”
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell provided some interesting historical background to Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation hearings in March 2022.
On March 23, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson sat before members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for the third day of her confirmation hearing for a spot on the U.S. Supreme […] The post How news coverage of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmatio
News networks covered Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing live but not Ketanji Brown Jackson’s hearing.
Several weeks of highly damaging stories and one name change later, the company currently trying to rebrand as “Meta” is deploying the same shopworn tactics of denial and misdirection. Facebook has said it is taking major action on disinformation c
Broward Circuit Judge Dennis Bailey made the plea in a letter published by the Weston Bar Association, news outlets reported.
You asked, we answered: Our reporters investigated questions from readers about the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. In this edition, we answer questions about the House committee hearings, military aid to Ukraine, 2016 election m
The public impeachment hearings featured five days of testimony, a dozen witnesses and multiple accusatory tweets and statements from President Donald Trump. The witnesses testified about the July 25 phone call between Trump and the president of
Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the European Union, was the most anticipated witness in the House impeachment inquiry and his testimony Wednesday showed why.
Americans, for the first time, heard sworn public testimony Nov. 19 from two officials who listened in on the July 25 call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a Ukraine policy specia
Two witnesses in the morning session each listened to the July 25 phone call in which Trump prodded his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden.
Millions of Americans are choosing to experience the impeachment hearings through media filters that depict the proceedings as either a worthless sham or like Christmas in November.
Here’s a roundup of some of the key misleading claims made at the first day of public hearings.
During the first day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into the president’s conduct regarding Ukraine, the ranking members of the House intelligence committee made several statements that lacked context and required more information.
This story will be updated. The first public presidential impeachment hearings in two decades opened with Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., saying the hearings would attempt to answer a key question: "Whether President Tr
In several hours of testimony, punctuated by occasional bickering among lawmakers, some memorable moments have emerged.
President Donald Trump has been fulminating for weeks over the impeachment inquiry, which he sees as a persecution cooked up by Democrats and "Never Trumpers."
The House impeachment inquiry begins heating up this week, with several key observers of President Donald Trump’s interactions with Ukraine scheduled to speak publicly under oath for the first time. That makes it a good moment to recap where we a
House Democrats will launch a major new phase of their impeachment inquiry with public hearings that will feature three State Department officials who have testified about their concerns about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.
In October 2019, the Facebook page “Occupy Democrats” shared the following tweet, which claimed that Republicans held 33 “Benghazi hearings” — and that Hillary Clinton testified for eleven hours as they ran their course: R
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there's no confusion about what his committee is doing: It's an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it.
Did the wife of U.S. Attorney John Bash, who is prosecuting accused El Paso massacre gunman Patrick Crusius, flash a white power symbol as she sat behind Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court? No, that's
Here’s a guide to some of the claims made by lawmakers that were factually shaky or misleading.
While former special counsel Robert S. Mueller reiterated in congressional testimony what he said in his voluminous report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, politicians reiterated some claims about the in
Robert Mueller refused to play the part. Not for Republicans and not for Democrats.
Vice President Pence said 90 percent skip them, but even the Justice Department’s preferred metric shows half that rate: 44 percent.
Republicans criticized the decision to hold hearings.
Sen. Charles Grassley says he's heard stories of people reducing their insulin doses to save money and vows to "get to the bottom of the insulin price problem."
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Were there no hearings on bipartisan criminal justice bill? A criminal justice bill with support from bipartisan lawmakers as well as President Donald Trump has sparked a round-robin Twitter dispute among