FactCheck.org→ The Facts on Media Violence

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, politicians have raised concern over the influence of violent video games and films on young people, with the president claiming they’re “shaping young people’s thoughts.” Scientists s Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The Gun Debate

President Donald Trump and some members of Congress met Feb. 28 at the White House for a freewheeling discussion on how to reduce gun violence at schools. The meeting came two weeks after the mass shooting in Florida in which 17 people were killed, in Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ NRCC’s Weak Case

In the March 13 special House election in Pennsylvania, a pair of Republican Party TV ads attack Democratic candidate Conor Lamb as a weak prosecutor who can’t be trusted. But the GOP’s evidence is flimsy and misleading. Both ads fault Lamb Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Sandy Hook Hoax Revisited

Q: Are the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting actually alive? A: No. That is a claim made by conspiracy theorists who believe the shooting never happened. FULL ANSWER The tragedy that left 17 dead in a Florida high school on Feb. 14 Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Misguided Comparison

President Donald Trump made an apples-to-oranges comparison to suggest that his predecessor and Democrats have changed their tune on election rigging. Trump cited a pre-election quote from then-President Barack Obama telling Trump to “stop whinin Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Q&A on the Nunes Memo

Lawmakers have made several claims about a controversial memo from House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes. The memo, written by Republican committee staff and released Feb. 2, raises concerns about a court order for elect Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ No Shutdown Shakedown

Q: Did Sen. Chuck Schumer take $500,000 in donations from immigrant advocacy groups before the government shutdown? A: No. That rumor originated on a satirical website.  FULL QUESTION Did Chuck Schumer receive donations from illegal immigrant support Go to site post…»