FactCheck.org→ Has the Border Wall Begun?

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…»

FactCheck.org→ The Whoppers of 2017

Summary We first dubbed President Donald Trump, then just a candidate, as “King of Whoppers” in our annual roundup of notable false claims for 2015. He dominated our list that year – and again in 2016 – but there was still plenty of room for ot Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Whoppers of 2017

Summary We first dubbed President Donald Trump, then just a candidate, as “King of Whoppers” in our annual roundup of notable false claims for 2015. He dominated our list that year – and again in 2016 – but there was still plenty of room for ot Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Sham Sharia Stories

Q: Is Sharia law now in effect in Utah and other U.S. states? A: No. Two stories circulating online falsely claim that various American courts have instituted Sharia. FULL ANSWER Two bogus stories being shared on Facebook claim that Sharia has been Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Facts on the SALT Deduction

The House Republican tax plan would eliminate a federal tax deduction for state and local income or sales taxes, and it modifies a deduction for state and local property taxes. The Senate bill is expected to eliminate the deductions entirely. These pro Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ GOP, Democrats Spin Tax Plan

Summary House Republicans on Nov. 2 introduced a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax code, and almost immediately both parties distorted the facts about the plan to advance their partisan agendas: The tax plan isn’t the “biggest tax cut in Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Natural Born Bunk

Q: Have Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Keith Olbermann introduced a bill that would do away with the requirement that the U.S. president be a natural born citizen? A: No. Pelosi’s office confirmed that she has not, and Olbermann is not even a member of C Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Deaths from a Health Care Bill?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has said “hundreds of thousands of people will die” if the Senate health care bill becomes law. But what does the research say about the impact of health insurance on mortality rates? There are several studies bac Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The 24 Million Talking Point

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 Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Did Sessions ‘Lie’?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Attorney General Jeff Sessions “lied under oath” when he said he “did not have communications with the Russians” during the presidential campaign. She has called on him to resign. Session Go to site post…»