FactCheck.org→ Horner Hoax Remix

Q: Was a teen sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing a refugee who raped his sister? A: No. That is a made-up headline on an old internet hoax story. FULL ANSWER Paul Horner, author of copious false stories during the 2016 presidential campaign, Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Q&A on the Nunes Memo

Lawmakers have made several claims about a controversial memo from House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes. The memo, written by Republican committee staff and released Feb. 2, raises concerns about a court order for elect Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ No Shutdown Shakedown

Q: Did Sen. Chuck Schumer take $500,000 in donations from immigrant advocacy groups before the government shutdown? A: No. That rumor originated on a satirical website.  FULL QUESTION Did Chuck Schumer receive donations from illegal immigrant support Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Can Trump Fire Mueller?

Q: Can President Donald Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller? A: Not directly. Only the deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller can fire him and only for cause. But Trump could fire the DAG, or order the special-counsel regulations repealed Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Coal Spin

President Donald Trump touted the opening of a new coal mine in Pennsylvania as evidence that his administration is “putting the miners back to work.” But construction of the mine in question began before the 2016 election. And experts say Go to site post…»