Q: Was “voter fraud” responsible for Democratic wins in Orange County, California?
A: There have been no credible complaints of voter fraud in Orange County following the midterm elections.
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Q: Did President Barack Obama in 2009 have a journalist named Brenda Lee removed from Air Force One?
A: No. Lee, a newspaper contributor, was physically removed from a press area outside the aircraft in Los Angeles — before Obama arrived.
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A strange story about Indonesian youths finding a interesting “new” way to get high made the rounds in November 2018: taking sanitary pads, boiling them into a soup, and then drinking the ensuring slurry after it cooled. The pads, the stor Go to site post…»
Q: Did a “neo Nazi” leader get a meeting at the White House while CNN’s Jim Acosta was banned?
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After Democrats gained control of the House in the midterm elections, President Donald Trump repeated his long-running statement that he wouldn’t release his tax returns because they were under audit, making false claims in the process:
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The clash between President Donald Trump and the media was summed up in a viral, misleading tweet. Hours after his post-election press conference, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted out a video in which she claims CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta Go to site post…»
The morning after a hotly-contested midterm election resulted in Republicans resoundingly losing control of the House, United States President Donald Trump held a rambling, bizarre press conference in which he alternately took credit for Republicans ma Go to site post…»
It is our tradition on Election Day to set aside our fact-checking role and instead highlight funny, odd and entertaining ads from the campaign cycle. These are noteworthy for reasons other than making false or misleading claims (though some ma Go to site post…»
On October 25th, 2018, as bots and paid trolls pushed talking points on social media about a caravan of people from Honduras on their way to Mexico’s border with the United States to turn themselves in to seek asylum, the Judicial Watch blog published a shocking story about seven children who were saved from human […]
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | The link between George Soros and Dan Feehan is weak, no matter what the ad says
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In Ohio's Senate race, incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown faced Republican Rep. Jim Renacci in their third and last scheduled debate before Election Day. Sponsor: WLWT-TV.This item belongs to: movies/TV-CSPAN.This item has files of the following types: C Go to site post…»
Q: Is George Soros paying Central Americans to immigrate to the U.S.?
A: That’s an unsubstantiated claim that began with a tweet from Rep. Matt Gaetz and then spread widely online.
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Pop superstar Taylor Swift — once a darling of the far-right and alt-right crowds because of her “Aryan goddess” looks and their own fevered imaginations — broke a years-long policy of silence on political matters in October 2018 to endorse a political party on her Instagram account: I’m writing this post about the upcoming midterm elections […]
Did singer Taylor Swift lose a $14 million contract after backing two democrats in the upcoming Tennessee midterm election? No, that's not true: while she did post a message to her Instagram account earlier backing Phil Bredesen for Senate an Go to site post…»
Did Taylor Swift throw her support behind restoring the shōgunate in Japan? No, of course not: that story was launched by a satirical website in response to her sudden support for two candidates from the Democratic party in the upcoming Tenne Go to site post…»
Imagine, if you will: A presidential election in which even the most basic facts are riddled with confusing disinformation, a far-right candidate appealing to authoritarians and repulsing many women with misogynistic comments, and connections to political aspirants such as Marine Le Pen and Steve Bannon. This is Brazil in 2018, and the person who was […]
Speaking to supporters in Mississippi, President Donald Trump made a series of false statements about Christine Blasey Ford’s sworn testimony about an alleged sexual assault.
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President Donald Trump distorted some facts about trade in a press conference announcing an agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States, Mexico, Canada Agreement, or USMCA:
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Q: Did Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, make similar allegations against Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch?
A: No. There’s no evidence for that rumor, which has been spread on conservative websites.
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Q: Is Christine Blasey Ford accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault as retribution for her parents’ foreclosure case in the 1990s?
A: There is no evidence to support that claim, and her parents still live in that house.
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Q: Did Reddit postings show the shooter in Jacksonville, Florida, was part of the “anti-Trump resistance”?
A: No. The Reddit account in question did not belong to the shooter, David Katz, despite what viral stories said.
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For many months, President Donald Trump, his White House staff and his personal attorneys, Michael Cohen and Rudy Giuliani, repeatedly made false, misleading and contradictory statements about illegal payments that were made during the 2016 campaign to Go to site post…»
As President Donald Trump often tells it, the Department of Veterans Affairs could not fire unruly or underperforming employees before he signed a bill overhauling the agency’s procedures in 2017. He’s wrong about that.
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Q: Was Sen. Kamala Harris “lying” when she tweeted about integration in the Berkeley public schools?
A: No. The school district fully integrated in 1968, and Harris began attending school in 1969.
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Speaking to a crowd in West Virginia, President Donald Trump oversold the economic progress in the Mountain State on two fronts:
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Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated claims, Democrats are not advocating open borders, not even the ones who are calling to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Trump Administration Holding Immigrant Children in Cages-Mostly Truth! & Misleading!
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Has someone “been a lobbyist” if the person was registered as such but never had any clients? What if that registration was later retroactively deactivated? Those are the questions in a dispute in the Ohio Senate race.
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Q: Was Attorney General Jeff Sessions “caught colluding” with Barack Obama on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election?
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In Republican primaries where loyalty to President Donald Trump’s agenda is a litmus test for many voters, the approval of a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill has become a political weapon — no matter how lawmakers voted.
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Q: Can U.S. residents collect “M.A.G.A. Checks”?
A: No. A “M.A.G.A. Check” is the invention of a publisher selling an investment guide that makes promises of easy money.
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Q: Has President Donald Trump started building the wall between United States and Mexico?
A: Congress approved $1.6 billion to replace existing barriers and add some fencing in new areas. The new barriers are not concrete and not like any of Trump̵ Go to site post…»
Q: Did a federal judge rule that evidence collected from Michael Cohen’s office is inadmissible?
A: No. That claim was invented by a website that labels its content as satire.
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Q: Did Emma Stone say, “America made a great choice with Donald Trump”?
A: No. There is no record of the actress ever making that comment, or others attributed to her in the same story.
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Q: Did the FBI raid Barack Obama’s Washington D.C. home?
A: No. That claim originated in a story on a self-described satirical website.
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Q: Did “two million people leave the food stamp rolls in Trump’s first year”?
A: No. That’s the decline in average monthly enrollment in fiscal year 2017, including almost four months when Trump wasn’t president.
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