FactCheck.org→ Trump’s False Gitmo Blame

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 Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ No Stimulus Check

Q: Is President Trump giving $612 to all working Americans and their families? A: No. That claim originated from a satirical website. FULL QUESTION Is it true that Trump is giving every man, woman and child that is working $612.00? FULL ANSWER The Wh Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Address to Congress

Summary In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump stuck closely to his prepared remarks, but ran afoul of the facts in some cases. Trump said the U.S. has spent $6 trillion in the Middle East and “with this $6 t Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Groundhog Day

It’s Groundhog Day all right. But instead of seeing our shadows, we noticed politicians making some of the same false and misleading claims that we have written about several times before. We’re not sure if that means six more weeks of wint Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Facts on Crowd Size

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway claimed that “alternative facts” were employed by Press Secretary Sean Spicer when he tried to make the case that “this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and a Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ What President Trump Inherits

Candidate Donald Trump won the election claiming “our country is stagnant.” But President Trump actually inherits an economy experiencing steady if unspectacular growth in output, jobs and incomes. The new president also inherits a mountai Go to site post…»