Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made his presidential candidacy official on May 24, first with a glitch-delayed livestream on Twitter Spaces, followed by an interview on Fox News. Making his pitch for the Republican nomination, DeSantis leaned heavily in
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PolitiFact→ Fact-checking Ron DeSantis' 2024 presidential campaign kickoff on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk
Ron DeSantis launched his presidential campaign with a live discussion on Twitter, promising to fight “woke ideology.” We fact-checked his claims about open borders, classroom lessons, and whether “the whole book ban thing is a hoax.”
PolitiFact→ Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis enters the 2024 presidential race
Gov. Ron DeSantis is running for president. Here’s a roundup of our recent coverage of the Florida Republican.
PolitiFact→ Ron DeSantis’ once slim immigration agenda is now a focal point of his 2024 presidential bid
Ron DeSantis had a sparse immigration agenda when he ran for governor in 2018. Since then, he’s embraced strict immigration policies and challenged Joe Biden’s ability to reduce illegal immigration.
PolitiFact→ As Ron DeSantis kicks off his presidential bid, how has Florida fared economically on his watch?
In key economic measures including employment and gross domestic product, Florida’s economy has thrived under Gov. Ron DeSantis. Here’s our analysis in nine charts.
FactCheck.org→ FactChecking Tim Scott’s Presidential Campaign Announcement
Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina announced on May 22 that he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2024. We reviewed his speech — and an exclusive NBC News interview he did shortly after — and found that he made a few claims
AllSides→ False claim the Democratic Party named Michelle Obama the 2024 presidential nominee
AllSides→ False claim the Democratic Party named Michelle Obama the 2024 presidential nominee
FactCheck.org→ Michelle Obama Not a 2024 Presidential Candidate, Contrary to Online Posts
Quick Take President Joe Biden has said he will seek a second term, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Marianne Williamson have said they will challenge him for the 2024 Democratic nomination. But social media posts falsely claim that the party
The Dispatch→ What Happens if a Presidential Nominee Can’t Continue, Explained
Joe Biden walks off of his campaign bus in 2020. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)The parties have contingencies before Election Day. But after that, it’s complicated.Continue reading What Happens if a Presidential Nominee Can’t Continue, Ex
The Dispatch→ Mike Pence Plots His Presidential Bid
Former Vice President Mike Pence at a Heritage Foundation event in October 2022. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)But some question what the former vice president’s electoral path to the White House looks like. Continue reading Mike P
Washington Post→ Trump’s misleading evocation of the Presidential Records Act
The Presidential Records Act is not an all-purpose security blanket, as former president Donald Trump often claims.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – This isn’t a video of Donald Trump and JFK Jr. in a presidential convoy
Video shows John F. Kennedy Jr. in a “real presidential convoy.”
PolitiFact→ TikTok posts – Ron DeSantis did not announce his presidential candidacy; this video is a deepfake
A video shows Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis saying, “Now Trump’s been indicted, now the people will have no choice but to accept me as their assigned candidate.”
FactCheck.org→ Post Distorts History of Presidential Efforts to Fight Child Sex Trafficking
Quick Take Efforts to stop child sex trafficking in the U.S. have been underway for decades, led by presidents including Joe Biden. But an Instagram post makes the false claims that former President Donald Trump was the first to “acknowledge
PolitiFact→ Fact-checking 2024 presidential candidates, who’s running
The race for the White House is already getting started, with former President Donald Trump the first to declare a 2024 bid. Here’s how the declared candidates have fared on our Truth-O-Meter.
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – No, President Joe Biden didn’t admit the 2020 presidential election was stolen
“President Joe Biden admits to faking the election.”
Logically→ 400 billion Naira was found at the home of APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu.
Authorities have denied that this raid took place and no reputable sources have reported that it occurred.
The Dispatch→ The Non-Trump GOP Presidential Primary Gets Going
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event in New Hampshire on February 16. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)Nikki Haley, Tim Scott, and Ron DeSantis—oh my!The post The Non-Trump GOP Presidential Primary Ge
PolitiFact→ Nikki Haley – Nikki Haley flip-flops on presidential plans and will challenge Donald Trump after all
On running against Donald Trump for president.
FactCheck.org→ FactChecking Trump’s Presidential Bid Announcement
Summary Here we go again. Donald Trump’s official bid to get back to the White House had us at FactCheck.org feeling a bit of déjà vu. His Nov. 15 speech announcing his candidacy for 2024 featured assertions we’ve fact-checked before and
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Photo Does NOT Show 1,000s Protesting Alleged Voter Fraud In Brazil’s 2022 Presidential Elections
Does a photograph of a packed street in the city of Sao Paulo show thousands of Brazilians protesting against alleged voter fraud after the country's 2022 presidential election? No, that's not true: The picture is from a 2016 protest agai
Logically→ Photo shows Brazilians holding a protest following Jair Bolsonaro’s loss in the presidential polls.
The photo shows an Independence Day celebration held at Brazil's Copacabana beach in September, weeks before the result of the election was declared.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Biden’s Presidential Term Did NOT Start Right After 2020 Election Was Called — Results’ Timing Does NOT Influence Term Limits
Did President Joe Biden's term start immediately after the 2020 election was called, thus influencing Donald Trump's decision to announce a second presidential bid for 2024? No, that's not true: Biden was not formally sworn into office un
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Brazil’s presidential election wasn’t stolen
Brazil’s presidential election was “stolen.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Lack Of Presidential Seal Does NOT Mean Biden Isn’t President
Does the lack of the presidential seal on a podium from which Joe Biden spoke mean he's not really president? No, that's not true: Biden is the president of the United States. There is no requirement that presidents speak with the seal an
AllSides→ Social Security Increase Due to Inflation, Not Presidential Action
FactCheck.org→ Social Security Increase Due to Inflation, Not Presidential Action
A deleted tweet from the White House and remarks by President Joe Biden could leave the false impression that Biden’s policies have something to do with an increase in Social Security payments. But the increase is set by law and is linked to inf
Logically→ Obama Foundation stored classified presidential documents in an abandoned furniture warehouse.
The facility was controlled, managed, and used exclusively by National Archives and Records Administration and Obama Foundation had no access to it.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Image Does NOT Show Brazilian Presidential Hopeful ‘Lula’ Holding Statue Of A Pagan Idol
Does an image of Brazilian presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva show Brazil's former leader holding a statuette of the pagan deity Baphomet? No, that's not true: The photograph has been digitally manipulated to place the figu
PolitiFact→ Glenn Youngkin – Did Democrats suggest 2016 presidential election was stolen?
“In 2016, Democrats suggested that the election was stolen.”
PolitiFact→ Lee Zeldin – House Democrats have objected to presidential election results, though under different circumstances
Every time a Republican has been elected president over the last few decades, House Democrats have objected to the result
Poynter→ ‘All they had to do was ask,’ said Trump: A timeline of efforts to retrieve presidential records
Former President Donald Trump took to Truth Social on Aug. 12 to complain about the FBI’s unannounced search at his Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, Florida, days earlier. The agents […] The post ‘All they had to do was ask,’ said Trump: A ti
PolitiFact→ Viral image – No, dead people didn’t cast half of Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential election votes
Half of the votes for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election “are from dead people.”
PolitiFact→ ‘All they had to do was ask,’ said Trump: A timeline of efforts to retrieve presidential records
Trump said all the FBI had to do was ask for the documents it wanted. But experts say law enforcement isn’t obligated to repeatedly ask someone to comply with the law. Here is a timeline of what we know about how often the request was made.
Poynter→ Kenya’s presidential election a hotbed of false information ahead of and during voting
In Kenya, if you didn’t like the results of the presidential election, the joke went, change the channel. News stations were tallying results manually, projections were neck and neck, and […] The post Kenya’s presidential election a hotbe
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Trump was in SUV after Jan. 6 rally, not presidential limousine
President Donald Trump was in a presidential limousine as he left his Jan. 6, 2021, rally at the White House Ellipse.
Logically→ An image shows that BJP’s presidential candidate, Draupadi Murmu, visited RSS headquarters in Nagpur to meet Mohan Bhagwat.
Logically→ The U.S. federal courts have annulled the 2020 presidential election.
PolitiFact→ Rebecca Kleefisch – Kleefisch campaign wrong that Wisconsin had smallest margin in 2020 presidential election
“Joe Biden’s margin of the less than 21,000 votes in Wisconsin was the tightest of any state in 2020.”