Q: Did the late surgeon Dean Lorich expose “Clinton Foundation corruption in Haiti”? A: No. Lorich co-authored an article criticizing the medical response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, not the Clinton Foundation. FULL QUESTION Is this
President Donald Trump has repeatedly boasted about his success in getting federal judges confirmed, while at the same time complaining that Senate Democrats are slow-walking his judicial nominees. But a report issued this month by the nonpartisan Cong
SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY This commentary published by The Wall Street Journal, written by Fred Singer, claims that warming (and therefore greenhouse gas emissions) has no effect on global sea level rise. Although Singer concedes the physic
President Trump hosted California local politicians and law enforcement officials who had fought against the state's so-called sanctuary law, which aimed to protect immigrants living in the state illegally by restricting local law enforcement's ability
AmazonSmile Removes Pro-Family Groups from Eligible Charities-Mostly Truth! Summary of eRumor: AmazonSmile has removed charities identifying themselves as “pro-family” from its list of charities that are eligible to receive donations. The T
Political leanings: Liberal Spending target: $20 million Planned Parenthood provides reproductive health care to women nationwide. It offers a variety of services, including abortions, birth control, emergency contraception, general health testing
Maxine Waters Says First Move As President Would Be to Impeach Trump-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters said her first move as president would be to impeach President Trump during an interview with Anderson Cooper. The Truth: Maxine Wa
An Arkansas judge had blocked some TV stations from running a conservative group's ad targeting a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Donald Trump exaggerates on number of MS-13 gang members deported In a ceremony honoring law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, President Donald Trump underlined the threat of MS-13 gang members
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Is a police officer assaulted every 10 minutes in the United States, as Donald Trump said? President Donald Trump lamented the number of assaults on police officers at a ceremony honoring fallen officers on Cap
[LIVE] Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on protecting and securing the United States before the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee. Sponsor: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.This i
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Patrick Morrisey says Joe Manchin won't budge on Obamacare, ignoring bipartisan efforts As the general election for the seat held by Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., heated up, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mo
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Patrick Morrisey cherry-picks Joe Manchin's votes on Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch Fresh off a primary victory in West Virginia’s U.S. Senate contest, state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey took
SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY This article at Business Insider describes the impacts of climate change on human health which covering the fact that the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere recently passed 410 parts per million. Scientists who
The rhetoric has been heated on both sides of the aisle as House Republicans pursue a bill that would expand the work requirements necessary to be eligible for food assistance. As a result of the GOP-proposed work requirements, 1.2 million fewer people
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to only use scientific studies with “publicly available” data when it develops regulations. This has sparked a debate in Congress on whether the proposal would prevent the EPA from consid
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Rosen misleads on Heller Yucca Mountain vote Yucca Mountain is a hot-button issue in Nevada. The idea of storing up to 110,000 metric tons of highly radioactive spent fuel from nuclear power plants has few fan
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Does detaining an immigrant for a year cost 4 times federal spending on a child in public school? Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., challenged the Department of Homeland Security’s spending practices, saying the
Pilot Flying J Truck Stops Remove American Flag-Reported as Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A viral video posted on Facebook claims that Pilot Flying J truck stops removed the American flag because it offended foreign-born customers. The Truth: Pilot Flyin
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Nancy Pelosi wrong on Medicaid's role for children, elderly During an appearance at a fiscal policy summit in Washington, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., delved into who – and what — the Med
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At an event honoring the mothers and spouses of military members, President Donald Trump mistakenly said that the recently approved budget raised military pay for the “first time in 10 years.” That isn’t true, as the White House admit
The White House has proposed rescinding $7 billion in unspent funds from a children’s health program, a move Sen. Chuck Schumer said would be “taking money away from kids who need health care.” But congressional budget experts say most of
Iran Nuclear Deal Isn’t Legally Binding, Iran Didn’t Sign Nuclear Deal-Truth! & Misleading! Summary of eRumor: The Iran nuclear deal isn’t legally binding, and Iran never signed the agreement. The Truth: Claims that the Iran
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Did Heidi Heitkamp cast 'deciding' vote on rule for energy industry? North Dakota Senate hopeful Kevin Cramer called out incumbent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp for targeting North Dakota’s energy industry.
Pope Francis Gun Owners Aren’t Christian, Calls to Ban All Weapons-Misleading! Summary of eRumor: Pope Francis said that gun owners and those who support gun rights can’t call themselves Christian anymore and are hypocrites. Pope Francis al
Willie Nelson Falls Ill, Son Eddie Nelson Requests Prayers-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Eddie Nelson has called for prayers for his father, Willie Nelson, after the country music legend fell ill. The Truth: The Facebook group Native American Proud start
Q: Did Clint Eastwood announce he’s leaving his estate to President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign? A: No. That story originated on a self-described satirical website. FULL ANSWER Actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood has not declared plans to
[LIVE] President Trump announces his decision on whether to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. Sponsor: White House.This item belongs to: movies/TV-CSPAN2.This item has files of the following types: Closed Caption Text, Columbia Fingerprint TV, Colum
The president was off-target when he said Iran could build nuclear weapons in seven years despite a range of restrictions.
A viral video gets some details right about the case of Ramad Ahshad Chatman, but leaves out one crucial fact.
Political leanings: Conservative Spending target: Unknown Restoration PAC was founded in January 2015 as the super PAC of Restoration Action, a social welfare organization offering “an aspirational conservative agenda and educational platform t
A right-wing, pro-Trump Facebook page uses a photograph of Melania Trump to attack her predecessor — and gets the facts badly wrong in the process.
President Donald Trump said Monday he was "Fighting Back" against the Russia probe and warned the "13 Angry Democrats" on the special counsel's team to "just wait 'till the Courts get to see your unrevealed Conflicts
[LIVE] President Trump travels to Cleveland to discuss the tax reform legislation passed in December. Sponsor: White House Travel | Domestic Trip.This item belongs to: movies/TV-CSPAN.This item has files of the following types: Closed Caption Text, Col
Upon his departure from the White House for a trip to Texas, President Trump talked to reporters and answered questions about outside counsel Rudy Giuliani , as well as on North Korea and trade relations with China....This item belongs to: movies/TV-CS
A Facebook meme gets the basic facts right, but misses some important context.
President Donald Trump made several misleading comments when questioning the impartiality of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III and his investigative team. Trump said, “In all fairness, Bob Mueller worked for [President] Obama for eight years
President Trump addressed the NRA's Annual Leadership forum for the second straight year. Sponsor: National Rifle Association,White House Travel | Domestic Trip.This item belongs to: movies/TV-CSPAN.This item has files of the following types: Closed Ca
Q: Did the two black men arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks “settle for $2 million” from the city? A: No. The city agreed to pay the men $1 each and establish a $200,000 grant program for young entrepreneurs. The men also received an undisclose