Q: Are sexual assault and rape preexisting conditions under the GOP health bill? A: No. The bill doesn’t identify any preexisting conditions, and it says insurers can’t deny coverage to individuals who have them. But insurers could charge mor
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Donald Trump’s Mostly False claim that James Clapper said no collusion found in Russia probe President Donald Trump claimed that former U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has definitively s
ABC Cancels “Last Man Standing” Because of Tim Allen’s Conservative Views-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: ABC has canceled Tim Allen’s “Last Man Standing” because of the show’s conservative leanings and Allen̵
In this week’s video, CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org examine statements made by President Donald Trump and his deputy press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, about morale at the FBI. In an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, Trump
Trump Supporters Beat Muslim Man for Raping 13-Year-Old Girl-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: President Donald Trump supporters in Ohio beat a Muslim man who raped a 13-year-old girl, and a photo of the man’s injuries went viral in May 2017. The Trut
Why did President Donald Trump fire FBI Director James Comey? The president and top administration officials have offered contradictory accounts in recent days: The official White House statement on May 9 said Trump “acted based on the clear rec
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | In Iowa, GOP's Blum off target on AHCA impact Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, faced a feisty crowd at a high school gymnasium in Debuque when voters in his district pressed him on his vote for the House Republican health
The Trump administration has offered some “nothing to see here” spin in response to the president’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. But President Donald Trump and White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have twis
Democrats have stressed that the GOP’s American Health Care Act would increase health insurance premiums, while Republicans have said it would lower them, both citing the Congressional Budget Office. Which is it? A little of both. Rep. Steny Hoye
Rumors that criminals are marking homes with colored stickers or other symbols in order to steal dogs for use in dogfighting events are unfounded.
The Line: The Republican health care bill would throw 24 million people off the health insurance they have now. The Party: Democratic After the House passed a GOP health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, Democrats criticized the legislation
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and House Speaker Paul Ryan engaged in partisan spin in talking about the Republican health care bill. The American Health Care Act was passed by the House on May 4, and both Price and Ryan appeared on Sund
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Trump’s false claim that 'Dems want billions to go to Insurance Companies to bail out donors' President Donald Trump has claimed the reason Democratic lawmakers support the Affordable Care Act is to reward their po
Democrats and Republicans have made competing claims on whether the latest version of the GOP health care bill maintains protections for people with preexisting medical conditions. President Donald Trump has said, “Preexisting conditions are in t
This claim, inelegantly formulated on an alternative health website, is remarkable for both its incoherence and its lack of substantiating evidence.
Q: Did President Trump urge Jehovah’s Witnesses to seek asylum in the U.S. after the religious group was banned in Russia? A: No. A fake news story attributed that statement to Trump. FULL ANSWER The fake news story “Trump Warns Russia O
Hillary Clinton, who declared that she is “now back to being an activist citizen and part of the resistance,” falsely claimed that no debate moderator ever asked Donald Trump, “so exactly how are you going to create more jobs”?
A TV ad from the Donald J. Trump for President campaign committee praises Trump’s first 100 days, but it stretches the facts on some of his accomplishments. The ad exaggerates the president’s record on job growth, giving Trump credit for jo
Tornado Carries Mobile Home 130 Miles with Family Inside-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: An F4 tornado that swept through Tulsa, Oklahoma, carried a mobile home 130 miles, and five family members inside were remarkably unharmed. The Truth: A well-known f
President Donald Trump marked the week leading up to his 100th day in office by signing an executive order to reconsider the protected status of millions of acres of land and ocean seabed. Trump’s April 26 order covered more than 20 large parcels
If it were possible to have a bromance across the centuries, Presidents Andrew Jackson and Donald Trump would almost certainly qualify. Repeatedly over the past year, Trump has invoked and praised his predecessor in the White House, who served from 182
Summary President Donald Trump did a flurry of TV interviews and held a campaign-style rally to mark his first 100 days, and he left a trail of false, misleading and sometimes puzzling statements in his wake: Trump, who is seeking to renegotiate the N
The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Does China account for 90% of North Korean trade, as Rex Tillerson said? The Trump administration has cited China's trade relationship with North Korea as a key lever to deter the regime from producing a nuclear m
President Donald Trump touted his first 100 days as a success and pledged to deliver on promises like health care during a wide-ranging interview Sunday on CBS. Trump told Face the Nation host John Dickerson that the job is "something that I reall
Summary Donald Trump — whom we crowned the “King of Whoppers” when he was a long-shot candidate in 2015 — has held true to form during his first 100 days as president of the United States. In his first hour as president, he pain
President Donald Trump has said that what Canada has “done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace” and that “dairy farmers in Wisconsin and upstate New York … are getting killed by NAFTA.” But that trade agreement isnR
Jimmy Johns Owner Jimmy John Liautaud Hunts African Wildlife on Safari-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Photos that appear to show Jimmy John Liautuad, owner of Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches, posing with two African elephants and a delta leopard that he
Donald Trump went into the White House with a mandate to break with tradition. In many ways, he’s embracing it. As he marks 100 days in office, Trump has adopted more establishment-friendly positions, as well as habits of his predecessor, than hi
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney made an apples-to-oranges comparison when he said he couldn’t understand why Democrats opposed supplemental funding for a border wall since many of them were for it back in 2006. Mulv
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Is Trump's Cabinet more white and male than any first cabinet since Reagan? As President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office come to a close, many people are using the marker as an opportunity to
A viral marketing campaign called a resource used in lithium batteries a secret superfuel — all with the intent of selling investment tips in an expensive e-book.
Customers responded with outrage to what appeared to be a shift in marketing by the black-owned business.
Summary In an interview with the Associated Press, President Donald Trump put some spin on what he has done — and hasn’t done — as he nears the completion of his first 100 days in office: Trump said he has not labeled China a curren
This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper explains why President Donald Trump was wrong to take credit for Toyota’s plan to invest over $1 billion in its largest manufacturing plant in Kentucky. Trump said, “Toyota just announced that it will inve
“No administration has accomplished more in the first 90 days.” — President Trump, remarks in Kenosha, Wis., on Tuesday The first 100 days of a presidency is a rather artificial milestone, but one by which all presidents have
President Donald Trump blamed the Obama administration for allowing “bad MS 13 gangs to form in cities across U.S.” due to “weak illegal immigration policies.” The MS-13 gang was formed in Los Angeles in the 1980s and had spread
The Infowars host's ex-wife said his remarks about California Rep. Adam Schiff show he's "not a stable person."
In 1998, Kodak Had 170,000 Employees, Sold 85% of Photo Paper –Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A commentary on the power of innovation and digital disruption of long-standing markets tells the story of Kodak’s decline from having 170,000 employ
Question: “Who pays your salary?” Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.): “I am self-employed, I’ve been self-employed, and I pay more taxes inside my own company personally than I’ll ever receive from being in Congress. I pay my own, an
Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana said William Wilberforce, a late 18th century British politician, “pushed the sale of beer” to successfully combat “drunkenness related to gin” in England. But Wilberforce wasn’t even born un