The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Donald Trump: One-third of counties have only one insurer on Affordable Care Act exchanges Insurance providers are "fleeing" Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges, President Donald Trump said at a March 13
Rumors that the Arizona senator admitted that he was a 'war criminal' and that was he pardoned by President Nixon for his crimes are not true.
Reports that President Trump eliminated funding for a veterans' suicide hotline are fake news.
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Tom Price undercounts Obamacare impact on getting more Americans insured Republicans supporting the House GOP’s effort to repeal and replace Obamacare are pushing back on criticism that the plan would strip hea
Reports that the House Minority Leader was taken from her office in handcuffs for plotting to overthrow the president are fake news.
President Donald Trump’s new executive order on foreign nationals entering the U.S. says “more than 300″ refugees in the United States “are currently the subjects of counterterrorism investigations.” Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Rep. Maxine Waters suggested without evidence that unsubstantiated allegations of “sex actions” made in a dossier against President Donald Trump are “absolutely true.” The allegations that Waters referred to were made in a dos
Welcome to the seventh installment of our occasional Friday feature looking at what the president got wrong on Twitter in a given week. The president has been less active on Twitter in recent weeks, so it’s been almost a month since our l
Reports that President Obama was evicted from his "mansion" in Washington, D.C., because he trashed the place are fake news.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency told CNBC that he “would not agree” that “human activity,” or carbon dioxide emissions, is the “primary contributor” to global warming. But climate scientists say it
While correcting President Donald Trump’s tweet about Guantanamo Bay detainees who have returned to the battlefield, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer incorrectly claimed that in contrast to the detainees transferred or released by the Obam
Megyn Kelly Fired by NBC News After Losing Conservative Following-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Megyn Kelly was fired by NBC News before her show began because she was upset with plans for her to portray a “white Oprah Winfrey.” The Truth:
Paul Ryan: Women Using Birth Control Commit Murder-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: When asked about women losing access to birth control under an Obamacare repeal and replacement bill, House Speaker Paul Ryan said women who use birth control commit murder.
In this video, CNN’s Jake Tapper drills down on then-Sen. Jeff Sessions statement that he “did not have communications with the Russians” during the 2016 presidential campaign. Sessions, who is now the U.S. attorney general, made that
The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Nancy Pelosi says Donald Trump's child-care proposal mainly benefits high earners House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said she cannot jump on board with President Donald Trump’s child care proposals be
FBI Issues Warrant for Obama’s Arrest in Trump Wiretap Scandal-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The FBI has issued a warrant for President Obama’s arrest after revelations that he wiretapped Trump Tower’s phone lines ahead of the 2016 elec
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Donald Trump wrongly blames Barack Obama for former Guantanamo detainees returning to terrorism For his entire term, former President Barack Obama wanted to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,
President Donald Trump wrongly tweeted that “122 vicious prisoners, released by the Obama Administration from Gitmo, have returned to the battlefield.” Actually, it’s only nine former detainees. The other 113 were released under President George
“According to the National Academy of Sciences, our current immigration system costs America’s taxpayers many billions of dollars a year.” — President Trump, speech to Congress, Feb. 28, 2017 One of the key arguments by the adm
The retired neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate made a controversial comment about immigration and slavery in his first address as HUD secretary.
Reports that former president Barack Obama was about to be arrested over charges of illegal wiretapping were fake news.
Reports that President Trump said he was going to deport Native Americans back to India are fake news.
Heads Up: Bills Introduced While Americans Were Distracted by ‘Russian Spy Drama’-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A message circulating across social media, discussion forums and forwarded emails warns that while Americans were
“The Attorney General has reported to me that more than 300 persons who entered the United States as refugees are currently the subjects of counterterrorism investigations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.” — President T
It is well established that U.S. intelligence agencies have been investigating the connections between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Trump’s associates and the Russian government. But in a series of early morning tweets March 4, Tru
Reports that a Florida drug trafficker pardoned by President Obama was re-arrested for the murder of his girlfriend are fake news.
This story will be updated. After the judicially challenged rollout of President Donald Trump’s initial executive order on refugees and immigration from Muslim-majority countries, the White House has now put forth a revised version. But how
With no evidence, President Donald Trump called it a “fact” that “President Obama was tapping my phones in October, just prior to Election!” He compared the alleged surveillance to the criminal acts of “Nixon/Watergate.
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Why the White House defense of Trump wiretap accusation is misleading President Donald Trump’s White House offered dubious explanations on the Sunday shows to defend Trump’s Twitter accusation that f
“How low has President Obama gone to tapp [sic] my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!” — President Trump, tweet, March 4, 2017 “Reports concerning potentially politica
The President tweeted that he "Just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower just before the victory."
Reports that the vice president is seeking to 'safeguard US Judeo-Christian interests' by battling witchcraft are satirical in origin.
Valeri Jarret Moves into the Obamas’ DC Home-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: President Obama’s former top White House Advisor Valorie Jarret has moved into the Obamas’ Washington, D.C., mansion to work in a newly created “nerve
Whoopi Goldberg: Military Widows Love 15 Minutes in Spotlight-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Whoopi Goldberg said on “The View” that military widows love getting their 15 minutes in the spotlight after a rousing ovation for the widow of fallen
There’s a new administration in Washington, but there’s been no let-up in emails from readers criticizing (or, occasionally, praising) our coverage. Here’s a rundown of some of the comments we’ve received from readers over the p
The Line: Scientists cannot precisely measure climate change nor the impact of human activity on climate change. The Party: Republican In the past, some Republicans have denied that global warming and climate change are occurring — calling the f
Comedian Amy Schumer did not threaten President Trump on live television at the Academy Awards ceremony, nor was she arrested at that event.
Web sites are citing a tabloid claim that Valerie Jarrett, a friend and close adviser to the Obamas, is sharing their home as part of a plot to oust President Trump from office.
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
Q: During President Trump’s address to Congress, did top Democrats remain seated during a standing ovation for a Navy SEAL’s widow? A: No. There were two ovations and video shows Democratic leaders stood for both. However, they did not rema