The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Donald Trump's boasts about accomplishments in office ring hollow Some commentators called it "the weirdest Cabinet meeting ever": President Donald Trump’s leadership team gathered to deliver a
Here's a quick test: Think about how Donald Trump announced he was running for president. Now, do the same for Hillary Clinton. I think most of you probably got one but not the other. We remember Trump and his wife Melania gliding down the Tr
A photograph purportedly showing President Trump's motorcade riding in a penis formation is fake.
The Deputy Attorney General testified that he is the only one with the authority to fire the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
This week, readers sent us comments about former FBI Director James Comey, who testified before the Senate intelligence committee about private conversations he had with President Donald Trump regarding the agency’s Russia investigation. In the
Some supporters have suggested the President is considering firing the special counsel investigating his Russian interference in the 2016 election
Reports that the minor celebrity from the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign was killed in a freak accident are fake news.
The bill would expand the Presidential Records Act to include the president's use of his personal account.
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
An image purportedly showing President Trump on the cover of Time Magazine with the headline "Liar in Chief" is fake.
President Donald Trump questioned whether fired FBI director James Comey broke the law when he had a friend share with the press the content of a memo written during his time at the FBI. "I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent
Q: Has Sen. John McCain “renounced any affiliation with the Republican Party”? A: No. That claim was made in a fake news story published by a “satirical publication.” FULL QUESTION I just read John McCain left the Republican
President Donald Trump is moving aggressively to defend himself in the aftermath of James Comey's testimony to the Senate, But AP Fact Checks are finding that some of the president's claims rest on shaky ground.
Q: Did President Barack Obama commission a life-size bronze statue of himself to leave in the White House? A: No. That fake news story was “intended for entertainment purposes only.” FULL QUESTION Did President Obama have a bronze statue
After former FBI Director James Comey testified about his private conversations with President Donald Trump regarding the agency’s Russia investigation, the president’s lawyer gave a brief statement that contained inaccurate and disputed cl
The Dodd-Frank Act was put in place by former United States President Barack Obama after the 2008 economic crisis.
Fired FBI director James Comey slammed his former boss in highly anticipated testimony, saying President Donald Trump defamed the agency and that he felt Trump had personally directed him to drop an investigation into embattled former national security
Ousted FBI Director James Comey was so concerned President Donald Trump "might lie" about their conversations that he wrote memos describing their meetings in detail. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee in a June 8 hearing that it be
The special election to fill a closely contested Georgia congressional seat has broken a campaign cash record. With about $36 million spent, it is now the most expensive race for Congress the country has ever seen. The seat, left vacant when President
PolitiFact dputy editor Katie Sanders and Tampa Bay Times editor Neil Brown appear on PolitiFact Live! to discuss the testimony of fired FBI director James Comey and President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Pari
Although Spicer's actual reaction to the tweet drew widespread media attention, he did not claim that the President has the authority to change words.
Former FBI Director James Comey is tesifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his interactions with President Donald Trump before Trump fired him. Read our Q&A about what to watch and our story about Comey's prepare
“I have just returned from a trip overseas where we concluded nearly $350 billion of military and economic development for the United States, creating hundreds of thousands of jobs.” — President Trump, remarks in the Rose Gard
Since July 2016, the FBI has been investigating the Russian government’s attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election, including whether President Donald Trump’s campaign associates were involved in those efforts. “Russian President V
U.S. Pays $1 Billion into Green Climate Fund, Top Polluters Pay Nothing-Truth! & Misleading! Summary of eRumor: The United States has paid $1 billion into the United Nation’s Green Climate Fund while the world’s top polluters — Chin
Film director Oliver Stone's conversations with Vladimir Putin air on Showtime next week, and he took a shot at NBC's Megyn Kelly for her interview with the Russian president
A quote attributed to the senior adviser to President Donald Trump is a hoax.
Fired FBI Director James Comey corroborated several anonymous accounts published in media reports, as well as a claim by President Donald Trump, in congressional testimony he is expected to deliver at a June 8 hearing before the Senate Intelligence Com
The Senate Intelligence Committee released former FBI Director James Comey's opening remarks in advance of his June 8 appearance on Capitol Hill, where he will discuss his interactions with President Donald Trump regarding the FBI's investigati
A photograph showing President Trump on a plane has nothing to do with chemtrails.
A high-profile hearing could bring long-awaited answers about President Donald Trump's interactions with ousted FBI director James Comey. Or it could bring a lot of "I can’t answer that question in an open setting." Since Trump fire
Claims that President Obama has a planned a lavish burial plot are false and originated with a well-known fake news site.
When former FBI Director James Comey appears before Congress, lawmakers are sure to ask him about press reports alleging President Donald Trump may have interfered in the agency’s Russia investigation. The New York Times reported in mid May that
Former Vice President Al Gore and Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt made competing claims about whether the U.S. could have changed its emissions targets under the Paris Agreement, instead of pulling out of the deal. Legal experts sid
A crackdown on illegal immigration under President Donald Trump has driven some poor people to take a drastic step: opt out of federal food assistance.
Doctored images of Goldberg purportedly wearing a shirt depicting violence against the President resurfaced after a controversy involving comedian Kathy Griffin.
Q: Did a potential nominee for “chief scientist” at the U.S. Department of Agriculture call scientists “dumb, regular people” who “think dinosaurs actually existed and the Earth is somehow getting warmer”? A: No. Th
The leaked documents provided new details about the extent and nature of Russian hacking in the November 2016 U.S. presidential election.
In the wake of another terrorist attack in Britain, President Donald Trump fired off several tweets about the need for his court-blocked travel ban, contradicting statements from members of his own administration and distorting the facts in the process
AP FACT CHECK: President Trump's environmental chief is trying to clear the air about pulling out of the Paris climate accord, but some of his claims are about as solid as smoke