Does a video on Facebook show singer Cardi B. endorsing a "health spending card" from the U.S. government? No, that's not true: The footage of music artist Belcalis Almanzar-Cephus comes from a video in which she promoted a "holiday drink
We’ve looked at the figures after the Prime Minister announced the government has doubled its aid funding for Palestinian civilians.
Does a video on Facebook show actor Michael B. Jordan endorsing a "health spending card" promotion? No, that's not true: Jordan's public relations team confirmed to Lead Stories that this claim is false. Lead Stories previously has debunk
“Only in Washington can you cut funding, add a pay-for to a new spending measure, and they say it's terrible for the deficit.”
Republicans in Congress are “trying to wipe out federal funding to end the HIV epidemic.”
Does a video on Facebook show actress Jada Pinkett Smith endorsing a "health spending card" promotion? No, that's not true: The audio in this post is fake, as she was talking about her health in at least one of the video clips used in thi
“The Republicans and Trump funded $400 million in March of 2020 for mail ballots.”
Did Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Joe Rogan endorse a plan by the federal government to distribute health spending cards worth up to $5,600, with every American qualifying for one? No, that's not true: The claim that the government is fre
The concept of an Iron Dome works differently in the U.S. than in Israel. The missile-defense technology has been deployed by the U.S., though for limited purposes. Here’s why.
Video shows Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith advertising “$5,600 health spending cards.”
Under Gov. Ron DeSantis, “in the last five years, spending has gone up 30%" in Florida.
Lee Anderson appeared to suggest the government is spending £7 million a day on hotels for asylum seekers.
Is the federal government giving out health spending cards worth up to $5,600 that every American qualifies for? No, that's not true: The claim that the government is freely giving out health spending cards with thousands of dollars on th
Did comedian Dave Chapelle promote an unnamed "health allowance" spending card program that is only available for a limited time? No, that's not true: The voice narrating this ad is not Dave Chapelle. He did not promote this program. The
Plus: Cracks show in the House GOP’s impeachment plans.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy speaks on Capitol Hill on Thursday, April 20, 2023. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)The fiscal benefits would likely be far below what is advertised.Continue reading McCarthy’s Debt-Ceiling Plan I
A Silicon Valley Bank branch in Santa Monica, California, on March 20, 2023. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images) A graphic circulating online purports to compare the amount of money the federal government spent making the uninsured depositors
"Ron DeSantis voted to cut $473 billion from Medicare."
“We used to rank No. 1 in the world in research and development, now we rank No. 9. China used to rank No. 8, now it ranks No. 2.”
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(Photo illustration from Getty Images.)Americans struggle to understand how their tax dollars are spent.The post How Taxpayer Receipts Could Improve the Debate Over Spending appeared first on The Dispatch.
A man recording a video while in line at the airport Transportation Security Administration checkpoint had another agenda besides flying. In the video posted Jan. 19 on Facebook that’s been viewed nearly […] The post A claim vastly overstates
The amount the U.S. has spent in Ukraine is “double the U.S. expenditure for its own war in Afghanistan.”
The Transportation Security Administration spent “a couple hundred million dollars” on gender-neutral screening technology.
The House speaker relied on numbers that don’t tell the full story of what happened — and how the GOP-controlled Congress boosted spending.
“When the Republicans were in power the last time for eight years, do you know how much discretionary spending increased in those eight years? Zero.”
Incoming House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (right) argues with members of the Freedom Caucus, including Rep. Bob Good, Rep. Matt Gaetz, and Rep. Matt Rosendale during votes for speaker of the House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.)These new defic
Kevin McCarthy speaks at a House GOP leadership press conference on government funding. (Photo by Nathan Posner/Anadolu Agency /Getty Images.)When it comes to cuts, less is actually more.The post How Republicans Can Get Serious on Spending appeared fir
California has twice the population of New York, but spends $260 billion, while New York spends $220 billion.
Did President Joe Biden blame Elton John for the U.S. spending taxpayer money to "fight AIDS"? No, that's not true: There is missing context to this video. A transcript of this event shows that Biden is praising John. Both the audience an
“The revelation of massive & widespread fraud & deception” in the 2020 election “allows for the termination of all rules, regulations, and articles, even those found in the Constitution.”
£37 billion was the budget for the first two years, but less was actually spent and the furlough fraud figure is out of date and includes losses from other Covid-19 payment schemes.
£37 billion was the budget for Test and Trace, not the spend.
President Joe Biden and Democrats "send a fortune to Ukraine but nothing for our children."
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $200 million for digital IDs as part of a shift toward a “totalitarian society.”
State spending, school funding, abortion: fact-checking Iowa’s gubernatorial debate.
The pilot project has not taken off, and the budgeted amount of $105.3 million has not been spent.