Videos viewed hundreds of thousands of times claim President Donald Trump won the election in a landslide but it was rigged so that he lost by millions of votes. This is false; Democrat Joe Biden is projected to have won the Electoral College and the p
"Let's just wait for the 12th Amendment to take place! Trump wins!" a Trump supporter tweeted.
There is great concern that Trump's effort is doing real damage to public faith in the integrity of U.S. elections.
Of 253 Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate, only 13 had acknowledged Joe Biden as president-elect a week after he was declared the winner.
Across the country, many of the 71.9 million people who voted for Trump are working through turbulent emotions in the wake of his loss.
Election day was over a week ago, but misleading video clips claiming to be evidence of 'voter fraud' continue to circulate through social media. Here are four of the worst examples.
In an early morning address from the White House, after polls had closed but while ballots were still being counted in battleground states, US President Donald Trump falsely declared that he had won re-election.
Trump had previously complained about election results being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Month after month, as the death toll climbed, the president has proclaimed that success was just around the corner. Here's a sampling of his remarks.
Does a video by Dr. Kelly Victory that promises to discuss "COVID facts" deliver all factual claims? No, that's not true: Lead Stories identified at least 10 "facts" that are false, including claims that children are at "virtually no risk" fro
A video has been viewed thousands of times on Facebook alongside a claim it shows Singapore’s opposition Workers' Party holding a rally in July 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. The claim is false; the video actually shows a by-election victory p
The changes reflect a hangover from the 2016 campaign that looms over Iowa Democrats.
With 100% of precincts reporting, Democrat Andy Beshear had a lead of 5,333 votes out of more than 1.4 million counted.
A judge ordered the Justice Department to give the House secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, handing a victory to Democrats as they gather evidence for the impeachment inquiry against President Donald
The Democratic leaders of many House committees will have subpoena powers enabling them to obtain documents, emails and testimony.
Every few years, state residents debate changing the name of Victory Day or doing away with it entirely.
"We must always vote for issues and not just candidates," said Charlene Carruthers, national director of BYP100, a Chicago-based group.
Were 12 (or 89 or 123 or 135) people killed and 870 wounded in riots following a French victory in the World Cup? And were 13000 cars torched? No, that's an exaggeration by a satirical Belgian website that posted several stories about the actu
France's 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow marked the second time in 20 years that France has won the World Cup.
On November 24 2020, Breitbart.com published an article headlined, “Nolte: Only 3% of Trump Voters Believe Joe Biden Is Legitimate Winner,” which began: We all need to keep in mind that, except for a handful of pollsters, polling is irretr
Provided President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College margin of victory holds — and we have seen no reason so far to believe it will not — it will be the same margin won by Donald Trump in 2016. That would leave Biden (as it did Trum
Michigan election officials have certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the election.
Did Joe Biden benefit from dead people, animals, and children voting illegally in Georgia in the 2020 presidential election? No, there's no evidence of such voter fraud. Although President Trump warned in July 2020 that he worried about p
Trump summoned a delegation of Republican lawmakers from Michigan in an apparent extension of his efforts to convince judges and lawmakers in the state to set aside Biden's 154,000-vote margin of victory and grant him the state's electors.
Does a YouTube analysis of the votes in four Michigan counties prove election software transferred 69,000 votes from President Donald Trump to Joe Biden? No, that's not true: Based on an analytical method created by a non-statistician, th
President Donald Trump summoned Michigan's Republican legislative leaders to the White House for a meeting amid a longshot GOP push to overturn the certification of Democrat Joe Biden's victory.
The GOP's public silence on the reality of Biden's victory amounts to tacit approval of Trump's baseless claims of election fraud.
Did mob boss Joey Merlino, also known as "Skinny Joey," help Joe Biden win Philadelphia by getting him 300,000 fraudulent votes? No, that's not true: The Philadelphia City Commissioners, a bi-partisan body that supervises elections, say t
Did the "DC Park Service" put the number of people attending the "Million MAGA March" in Washington, D.C., at 11,600? No, that's not true. No agency released that number as an official crowd estimate. The National Park Service, not the "D
Do several photos of the 2016 parade for the Cleveland Cavaliers show an aerial view of supporters of President Trump marching in Washington D.C. on November 14, 2020? No, that's not true. The Cavaliers won their first NBA Championship in
Quick Take A baseless conspiracy theory claims that a secret supercomputer was used to switch votes from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. Experts — and the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency — have said the theory is a hoax
In 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump called his 306 electoral votes a "landslide" victory.
Does The Epoch Times' map that shows 232 electoral votes for Donald Trump and 227 for Joe Biden tell the whole story about the state of the 2020 presidential election? It's missing context. The conservative news outlet claims that the ele
An article and map shared thousands of times on social media days after the election claim that Donald Trump is leading Joe Biden if “illegal” votes are discounted, and that Trump still has “paths to victory.” The article is false; it relies on
On November 11 2020, a screenshot of a purported article featured the headline “Mexico Planning Joint Military Intervention with Canada If Trump Refuses to Leave Office”: The screenshot showed a story dated November 9 2020, with NPR repor
On November 10 2020, disinformation purveyors began pushing memes containing claims that the transition team for Joe Biden — the winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential elections — invented the “Office of the President-Elect,” and
After the 2020 election was “called” with former United States Vice President Joe Biden as victor, a rumor circulated that a website called RealClearPolitics had “rescinded” Pennsylvania, effectively undoing Biden’s win:
Articles shared tens of thousands of times on social media claim Wisconsin, a state crucial to president-elect Joe Biden’s victory, may have broken the law by allowing poll clerks to fill in missing witness addresses on absentee ballots. This is fals
Has social media site Parler been sold? No, that's not true: Co-owner Dan Bongino said on his verified Twitter account that rumors of the sale are false, and another co-owner is reported to have said the same in a Parler post. The claim a
Quick Take President Donald Trump’s campaign pushed an altered image of a Washington Times front page to cast doubt on the 2020 election calls made by news outlets. The newspaper never ran the purported front page, declaring Al Gore the winner of