FactCheck.org→ Trump Didn’t Pass Out

Q: Did President Donald Trump collapse while giving a speech in New Jersey? A: No. That story was published by a self-described satirical website. FULL ANSWER A story first published July 30 on ourlandofthefree.com falsely claimed that President Don Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Subsidies, Not Bailouts

President Donald Trump said “bailouts for insurance companies” would “end very soon” if Congress didn’t pass a new health care bill. Sen. Susan Collins said the payments aren’t a bailout, “but rather help peopl Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ No Legalization of Sharia Law

Q: Did a Muslim federal judge rule two parts of sharia law legal? A: No. That only happened in a fake story on a satirical website. FULL ANSWER Sharia is a term for the religious and secular duties, as well as punishments for lawbreaking, based on t 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→ Deaths from a Health Care Bill?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has said “hundreds of thousands of people will die” if the Senate health care bill becomes law. But what does the research say about the impact of health insurance on mortality rates? There are several studies bac Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Debunking Fake News

In late December, FactCheck.org agreed to help identify and label viral fake news stories flagged by Facebook users. We are one of several organizations that are part of Facebook’s initiative to combat the spread of viral deceptions. We are now inc Go to site post…»