FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Numbers

Summary Now that President Donald Trump has been in office for one day shy of a full year, it’s time to take a look at how well his boasts  — and his critics’ complaints — stack up against hard data. Here we offer key measures Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Bogus Claim on Mosque Raid

Q: Were 11 would-be terrorists arrested in a late-night raid at a mosque? A: No. The FBI confirmed that there has been no such raid. FULL QUESTION Late Night Raid On Michigan Mosque Nets 11 ISIS Terrorists and More Than 40 Vests True story or not? FUL Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ The DACA Population Numbers

President Donald Trump said he has “heard” varying numbers on the DACA population — from 650,000 to 3 million. In fact, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said there were 689,800 active DACA recipients as of Sept. 4, 2017. Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Aviation Boast

President Donald Trump suggested his “very strict” aviation policies were linked to zero commercial passenger jet deaths in 2017 worldwide. In fact, in the United States, there have been no deaths from U.S. commercial airline accidents sinc Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ No Child Euthanasia in Canada

Q: Has Canada passed a law that would allow parents to euthanize disabled children? A: No. Canada’s physician-assisted death law applies only to adults if they are mentally capable of making such a decision. FULL ANSWER Physician-assisted deat Go to site post…»

PolitiFact→ The origins of Thanksgiving

Before gobbling turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie -- or engaging in a well-informed political spat with your family -- some of you might wonder where the Thanksgiving tradition originated. We wondered, too. So we talked with historians to get the facts Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ GOP, Democrats Spin Tax Plan

Summary House Republicans on Nov. 2 introduced a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax code, and almost immediately both parties distorted the facts about the plan to advance their partisan agendas: The tax plan isn’t the “biggest tax cut in Go to site post…»