FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Power to Pardon

President Donald Trump tweeted that “all agree the U.S. President has the complete power to pardon.” It’s true that the president has the constitutional power to issue pardons, but there are some limits to that power. Article II, Sec Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ A Fake Paul Ryan Quote

Q: Did House Speaker Paul Ryan say “22 million Americans choose to be poor, so it’s their own problem if they can’t afford to be healthy”? A: No. That fake quote comes from a satirical news story. FULL QUESTION Did Ryan reall Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ No Obama $1 Bill

Q: Is the Federal Reserve putting former President Barack Obama on the $1 bill? A: No. That claim comes from a recycled fake news story. FULL QUESTION Is the Federal Reserve really considering putting Obama on the $1 bill in 2017? I thought persons Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ More MS-13 Gang Nonsense

President Donald Trump is once again grossly exaggerating the success of his efforts to deport members of the MS-13, a gang founded by El Salvadoran immigrants. This time he claims that his administration has removed “pretty much” half of the gang Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Rand Paul’s Subsidies Twist

Sen. Rand Paul, who opposes the Republican Senate health care bill, says subsidies “are actually greater under the Republican bill than they are under the current Obamacare law.” But the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says the aver Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Can Trump Fire Mueller?

Q: Can President Donald Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller? A: Not directly. Only the deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller can fire him and only for cause. But Trump could fire the DAG, or order the special-counsel regulations repealed Go to site post…»