FactCheck.org→ Hitler and Chemical Weapons

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has apologized profusely for his much-criticized comparison of Syria’s Bashar Assad to Adolf Hitler, but his clarification that he meant Hitler did not drop chemical bombs from airplanes requires some histo Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump Distorts Stimulus

While calling for new infrastructure investments, President Donald Trump distorted the facts about President Barack Obama’s 2009 stimulus bill. Trump described it as an “infrastructure bill” but “[n]obody ever saw anything being Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump’s Job Boast

At an Oval Office ceremony, President Donald Trump boasted that Charter Communications “has just committed to investing $25 billion” and creating 20,000 jobs in the U.S. — the latest example of companies, he said, that are investing i Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ A Fake Tom Price Quote

Q: Did Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price say “it’s better for our budget if cancer patients die more quickly”? A: No. That’s another made-up quote from a “news/satire” website. FULL QUESTION Did Tom Pr Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Spinning the Intel Hearing

Summary The White House made a series of misleading statements in an effort to put its best spin on a House intelligence committee hearing into Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 presidential campaign: During the hearing, the official White Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Land Loss in Louisiana

Q: Is Louisiana losing a football field of land to the ocean every hour? A: Yes. Both natural processes and human activities contribute to the land loss, though humans are primarily to blame.  FULL QUESTION Is Louisiana losing a football field of Go to site post…»

FactCheck.org→ Trump Twists Jobs Numbers

President Donald Trump says his agenda is all about “jobs, jobs, jobs.” But at a rally in Nashville, and a speech earlier the same day in Detroit, Trump made several misleading claims about jobs, and the effect he has had on them since taki Go to site post…»