https://factcheck.afp.com/doc.afp.com.33VC8W3 Donald Trump's biggest supporters are claiming more than
REVIEW On 9 September 2023, political activist group Judicial Watch posted a video of an interview with scientist Robert Malone, conducted by the group’s director of investigations Christopher Farrell. The video, which contains several claims abou
As a presidential candidate seven years ago, Donald Trump said women needed to face “some form of punishment” for violating abortion bans — a position he quickly retracted after being criticized. In a statement issued the same day, T
CLAIM: A video shows native Hawaiians being evicted from their property after the Maui wildfires. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
REVIEW In August 2023, the headline of a Daily Wire article claimed that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had “Remove[d] COVID Vaccine Adverse Event Reports” from its website. Daily Wire’s contributors Ben Shapiro and
REVIEW August 2023 saw a revival of discussions over a possible return to mask mandates, amid concerns over rising COVID-19 cases. In the wake of this news, a Daily Mail article published on 27 August 2023 claimed that a “mask study published by N
REVIEW Entrepreneur and podcaster David Harris Jr. posted a picture on Instagram of headlines from two news articles, one from CNN in January 2021, and the other from the Washington Post in October 2022, with the caption “Just posting two headline
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.
Video shows “articles of impeachment to be filed against President Joe Biden today!”
“After China sent a balloon over strategic sites in the United States … President Biden literally sent the secretary of state hat in hand to go kowtow and ask for a meeting.”
A clip shared on social media implies that fires on Maui could not have melted car wheels.
There are no plans for 15 minute cities that stop people leaving their local area. The concept is that people are able to reach key services without having to use a car.
Donald Trump attacked the district attorney investigating him in Georgia, creating a false impression of her relationship with a gang member and prosecution record.
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.
There was a recent attempt to assassinate Donald Trump in Reno, Nevada.
"In Biden's America, 7 million people illegally crossed the border and are given a free cellphone and airline tickets."
“Biden points and waves to nobody again.”
Quick Take Hunter Biden, who has no prior criminal history, has reached a plea deal that would avoid jail time for a gun-related charge. Some conservative commentators claim the president’s son is getting special treatment, misleadingly equat
Many people who seek to migrate to the United States depend on the information they see on social media. Without meaning to, many end up financing the business of misinformation and become victims of frauds and scams.
Quick Take In a meeting with the Indian prime minister and CEOs of technology companies, President Joe Biden joked about Republican investigations into him and his family. “I sold a lot of state secrets and a lot of very important things,R
“Median income in this country is … $35,000 a year. Because of Joe Biden's inflation, the average monthly expenses have increased by $500, almost.”
Photo shows President Joe Biden sitting with “Lisa Monaco, second in charge of the DOJ, probably working on future Plots and Schemes against Republicans.”
The former president drew misleading comparisons to others, misconstrued the classification process and leveled inaccurate attacks at officials.
Does the video "Plandemic 3: The Great Awakening" assemble the "forbidden puzzle pieces to reveal the big picture of what's really happening in America and beyond"? No, that's not true: The video repeats an unsubstantiated claim of a plan
Said he was “able to convince India, Australia, Japan, and the United States to form an organization called the Quad to maintain stability in the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea."
SciCheck Digest Numerous studies have shown the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective in preventing severe disease and death from COVID-19. But some social media posts are citing a criticized study that focuses on overall mortality to false
Thousands of people have shared and commented on a post claiming to be offering a free luxury caravan.
REVIEW On 22 April 2023, the website X22 Report published a 27-minute podcast interview with cardiologist Peter McCullough. During the interview, McCullough referred to the COVID-19 vaccination campaign as a “worldwide debacle” and repeated prev
Over and over, the president claims credit for $1.7 trillion in defict reduction. That's wrong.