FactCheck.org→ Talking FactChecking with NBC10

In an interview on NBC10 in Philadelphia, FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely talks about our partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, to produce fact-checking segments in 2017 for NBC Owned Television Stati Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump, ISIS and Iraqi Oil

President Donald Trump claimed that the Islamic State, or ISIS, would not exist if the U.S. “kept the oil when we got out” of Iraq. In fact, ISIS largely has been funded through extortion, robbery, taxes and Syrian oil, according to governm Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump on Torture, Again

President Donald Trump has repeatedly said that waterboarding “works.” But scientists say otherwise. Research has shown that the stress and pain caused by techniques like waterboarding can hinder a person from recalling information. The Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Video: Voter Fraud Claims

Our fact-checking collaboration with CNN’s Jake Tapper resumes this week with a video looking at bogus claims about voter fraud made by President Donald Trump and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. During a press briefing on Jan. 24, Spice Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Phony Prayer Rug Story

Q: Did the Obama White House hold Islamic prayer five times a day, and provide prayer rugs for Muslim employees and visitors? A: No. This is a hoax perpetuated by a satirical news website. FULL QUESTION Is it true that over the last seven years Obam Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Facts on Crowd Size

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway claimed that “alternative facts” were employed by Press Secretary Sean Spicer when he tried to make the case that “this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and a Go to site post…»