FactCheck.org→ Land Loss in Louisiana

Q: Is Louisiana losing a football field of land to the ocean every hour? A: Yes. Both natural processes and human activities contribute to the land loss, though humans are primarily to blame.  FULL QUESTION Is Louisiana losing a football field of Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump Twists Jobs Numbers

President Donald Trump says his agenda is all about “jobs, jobs, jobs.” But at a rally in Nashville, and a speech earlier the same day in Detroit, Trump made several misleading claims about jobs, and the effect he has had on them since taki Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Spinning the CBO Report

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Republican health care bill has been released — so let the spinning begin. Democrats overstate what the CBO said about the impact on those who now have health insurance, while th Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Precision in Climate Science

The Line: Scientists cannot precisely measure climate change nor the impact of human activity on climate change. The Party: Republican In the past, some Republicans have denied that global warming and climate change are occurring — calling the f Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ McCaskill’s Russian Flub

Sen. Claire McCaskill called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign for failing to disclose during his Senate confirmation hearing that as a senator he met twice with the Russian ambassador in 2016. As a point of contrast, McCaskill said, she had Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Address to Congress

Summary In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump stuck closely to his prepared remarks, but ran afoul of the facts in some cases. Trump said the U.S. has spent $6 trillion in the Middle East and “with this $6 t Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Border Adjustment Baloney

The anti-tax Club for Growth claims in a TV ad that a key Republican tax proposal “will” cost “middle-class families” $1,700 in higher prices.  That’s baloney. Economists generally believe the proposal wouldn’t affe Go to site post…»