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PolitiFact
Says that CAIR was founded after 9/11.
2019-04-15
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2019/apr/15/ilhan-omar/ilhan-omar-misstates-facts-about-cairs-founding/
False
Ilhan Omar
2019-03-23
PolitiFact
"Jim Renacci has been a lobbyist even while in Congress" and "voted to make it easier for lobbyists to hold key government positions and harder to investigate conflicts of interest."
2018-05-31
https://www.politifact.com/ohio/statements/2018/may/31/sherrod-brown/sherrod-brown-misleads-lobbyist-attack-jim-renacci/
Mostly False
Sherrod Brown
2018-05-18
PolitiFact
Ronald Reagan said, "Nancy Pelosi is extremely evil."
2019-02-01
https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2019/feb/01/viral-image/no-ronald-reagan-didnt-call-nancy-pelosi-evil/
Pants on Fire
Viral image
2019-01-26
PolitiFact
"One in 10 babies born in this country is born in Texas."
2017-10-12
https://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2017/oct/12/joyce-mauk/fort-worth-pediatrician-says-1-10-us-born-babies-b/
True
Joyce Mauk
2017-10-03
PolitiFact
Under the current procedure, if someone "on a terror watch list" tries to buy a gun, authorities are notified.
2016-09-08
https://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2016/sep/02/paul-ryan/paul-ryan-if-someone-terror-watch-list-tries-buy-g/
Half True
Paul Ryan
2016-06-19
PolitiFact
Says Sen. Chuck Schumer in 2014 "helped put together and signed a $25 billion deal to fund a border wall" and now opposes Trump's $5 billion request for a border wall "just because he's a Republican."
2019-01-03
https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2018/dec/20/blog-posting/meme-mischaracterizes-chuck-schumers-record-border/
False
Bloggers
2018-12-20
PolitiFact
Says "Monica Lewinsky Found Dead" in a burglary.
2017-06-06
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/jun/06/blog-posting/no-monica-lewinsky-was-not-murdered-shes-aliveand-/
Pants on Fire
Internet rumors
2017-06-03
PolitiFact
"BREAKING Trump Removes Muslim Federal Judge For Trying To Implement Sharia Law In America"
2018-03-07
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2018/mar/07/blog-posting/no-donald-trump-did-not-remove-federal-judge-over-/
Pants on Fire
webviners.com
2018-02-28
PolitiFact
Says of tear gas use against migrants, "Is this legal? Is this moral? Is this accurate? What is happening here?"
2018-11-26
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2018/nov/26/it-legal-tear-gas-be-used-against-migrants-yes-it-/
Legal for Riot Control
Brian Schatz
2018-11-25
PolitiFact
"Melania Trump: 'If ISIS Lays a finger on Barron, I’ll scratch Obama’s eyes out.' "
2017-11-28
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/nov/28/yournewswirecom/no-proof-melania-trump-said-if-isis-harms-her-son-/
Pants on Fire
Internet Rumors
2017-11-23
FactCheck.org
"I've been on the Armed Services Com for 10 years. No call or meeting w/Russian ambassador. Ever."
2017-03-03
https://www.factcheck.org/2017/03/mccaskills-russian-flub/
False
Claire McCaskill
2017-03-02
Washington Post
“And very soon, Rick, we will be an energy exporter. Isn’t that nice — an energy exporter? In other words we’ll be selling our energy instead of buying it from everybody all over the globe.”
2017-07-26
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/07/26/26-hours-29-trumpian-false-or-misleading-claims/?utm_term=.61cf16b12f3a#energy
U.S. already exports energy
Donald Trump
2017-07-24
PolitiFact
Says Tim Kaine "actually tried to raise taxes by about $4 billion."
2016-10-05
https://www.politifact.com/virginia/statements/2016/oct/04/mike-pence/mike-pence-accuses-tim-kaine-raising-taxes-leaving/
Mostly True
Mike Pence
2016-10-04
PolitiFact
On separating families at the border.
2018-06-20
https://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2018/jun/20/leah-vukmir/has-trump-backer-and-senate-candidate-leah-vukmir-/
Half Flip
Leah Vukmir
2018-06-19
PolitiFact
"A majority of President Trump's supporters and voters wanted (the United States) to stay in" the Paris Agreement
2017-06-05
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/jun/05/al-gore/al-gore-says-majority-trump-voters-support-paris-a/
Mostly False
Al Gore
2017-06-04
FactCheck.org
"West Virginia is second in the nation in the percentage increase of GDP."
2018-07-06
https://www.factcheck.org/2018/07/trump-overstates-west-virginia-gains/
False
Donald Trump
2018-07-03
PolitiFact
Says Sen. Tammy Baldwin "claims to support a 'Buy America' philosophy, but her actions speak louder than her empty words."
2018-03-12
https://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2018/mar/12/leah-vukmir/Vukmir-misfires-on-Baldwin-trade-barb/
False
Leah Vukmir
2018-01-25
Washington Post
“We’ve lifted the restrictions on American energy, including shale, oil, natural gas and clean, beautiful coal, of which we have 1,000 years of supply.”
2018-01-16
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2018/01/16/fact-checking-the-trump-administrations-claims-on-saving-coal-country/
Four Pinocchios
Donald Trump
2017-12-08
PolitiFact
Says the "Pope calls for world wide gun confiscation except for the UN"
2018-06-20
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2018/jun/20/common-sense-news/fake-news-says-pope-called-world-wide-gun-confisca/
Pants on Fire
Common Sense Show
2018-05-03
PolitiFact
Says "2,267 caravan invaders have tuberculosis, HIV, chickenpox and other health issues"
2018-12-04
https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2018/dec/04/puppetstringnewscom/misleading-headline-claims-thousands-caravan-migra/
Mostly False
Puppet String News
2018-11-29
PolitiFact
For perspective, Special Session costs you $50k, every single day. That’s roughly the average teacher’s salary in NC.
2018-10-23
https://www.politifact.com/north-carolina/statements/2018/oct/23/chaz-beasley/dems-claim-session-costs-much-teacher/
Mostly True
Chaz Beasley
2018-08-23
PolitiFact
"FBI issues Warrant For Obama’s Arrest After Confirming Illegal Trump Tower Wiretap."
2017-03-13
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/mar/13/blog-posting/it-trap-story-fbi-issued-warrant-obama-trump-wiret/
Pants on Fire
Internet rumors
2017-03-04
FactCheck.org
Warns seniors that "right now, your Medicare coverage is in danger," claiming "deep, automatic cuts" could be made by "unelected Washington bureaucrats."
2017-08-11
https://www.factcheck.org/2017/08/medicare-scare-tactics/
Distorts The Facts
Majority Forward
2017-08-11
PolitiFact
Raleigh is spending "more on affordable housing than Dix Park."
2017-11-02
https://www.politifact.com/north-carolina/statements/2017/nov/02/nancy-mcfarlane/mayor-says-raleigh-spending-more-housing-dix-park/
True
Nancy McFarlane
2017-10-20
PolitiFact
"The only reason the unemployment rate is going down is because … twice as many people dropped out of the employment pool as the number of jobs were created."
2016-07-15
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2011/dec/06/newt-gingrich/newt-gingrich-says-unemployment-only-dropped-becau/
Mostly False
Newt Gingrich
2011-12-05
PolitiFact
"The new Rasmussen Poll, one of the most accurate in the 2016 Election, just out with a Trump 50% Approval Rating. That's higher than O's #'s!"
2017-06-19
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/jun/19/donald-trump/donald-trump-tweet-50-approval-cherry-picks-pollin/
Mostly False
Donald Trump
2017-06-18
PolitiFact
"Pre-existing conditions are in the bill."
2017-08-18
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2017/apr/30/fact-checking-donald-trumps-100-days-interview-cbs/
Higher rates could result
Donald Trump
2017-04-30
FactCheck.org
Claimed the U.S. Supreme Court "ends the teaching of Islam in public schools."
2017-04-21
https://www.factcheck.org/2017/04/scotus-didnt-ban-teaching-islam/
False
TRENDdify
2017-04-11
Washington Post
“I’m pretty good at estimating crowd sizes, as you have probably figured out.”
2018-11-19
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/11/19/president-trumps-crowd-size-estimates-increasingly-unbelievable/
Four Pinocchios
Donald Trump
2018-10-23
Washington Post
"Kavanaugh chooses his words very carefully, and this is a dog whistle for going after birth control."
2018-09-11
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/09/11/did-brett-kavanaugh-offer-dog-whistle-abortion-foes/
Four Pinocchios
Kamala Harris
2018-09-07
PolitiFact
"Law firm @POTUS used to show he has no ties to Russia was named Russia Law Firm of the Year for their extensive ties to Russia. Unreal."
2017-05-16
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/may/16/chris-murphy/donald-trump-chris-murphy-russian-law-firm-year/
Mostly True
Chris Murphy
2017-05-12
FactCheck.org
“Three Democrat Senators Busted Running Underage Prostitution Ring.”
2018-01-17
https://www.factcheck.org/2018/01/no-democratic-prostitute-ring-n-j/
False
Various websites
2018-01-09
PolitiFact
Says Hillary Clinton helped "get done" the Children's Health Insurance Program.
2016-07-27
https://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2016/jul/26/bill-clinton/bill-clinton-says-hillary-clinton-helped-get-done-/
Mostly True
Bill Clinton
2016-07-26
FactCheck.org
"BREAKING: Colin Kaepernick Immediately Loses Nike Endorsement After Anti-White Rant"
2018-09-05
https://www.factcheck.org/2018/09/false-claim-about-kaepernicks-nike-deal/
False
Conservativecolumns.com
2018-09-03
PolitiFact
"Gov. Kay Ivey gave nearly $1 million of taxpayers’ money to a liberal activist organization that promotes alternative lifestyles and transgenderism."
2018-05-29
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2018/may/29/scott-dawson/scott-dawson-alabama-governor-kay-ivey-lgbtq/
Mostly False
Scott Dawson
2018-05-15
FactCheck.org
FBI Director James Comey said that Hillary Clinton "had no knowledge of some of those so-called classified e-mails because they were either not marked or they were not classified at the time or they were incorrectly marked."
2016-08-09
https://www.factcheck.org/2016/08/spinning-clintons-emails-again/
Spins the Facts
Rep. Xavier Becerra
2016-08-07
PolitiFact
Says "Donald Trump wants to eliminate overtime pay for people."
2017-02-26
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/feb/26/thomas-perez/new-dnc-chair-tom-perez-says-donald-trump-wants-cu/
Mostly False
Tom Perez
2017-02-26
Washington Post
“99% of sexually active women have used birth control in their lifetime."
2017-06-12
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/06/12/planned-parenthoods-claim-about-birth-control-access-for-99-percent-of-sexually-active-women/
Two Pinocchios
Planned Parenthood Action Fund
2017-06-02
Washington Post
"More bills have passed in the first six months of the Trump administration in the House than under Clinton, Obama, and both Bushes.”
2017-09-12
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/09/12/the-house-republican-claim-they-have-passed-more-bills-than-recent-first-year-presidencies/
One Pinocchio
Paul Ryan
2017-08-22
PolitiFact
The immigration bill includes free "Obamacars," motorcycles or scooters.
2017-10-02
https://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2013/jun/26/blog-posting/does-immigration-bill-include-free-obamacars-teens/
Pants on Fire
Bloggers
2013-06-25
PolitiFact
U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis "voted in favor of food stamps for illegal immigrants."
2018-03-29
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2018/mar/29/uncle-sams-misguided-children/misleading-attack-ron-desantis-about-farm-bill-foo/
Pants on Fire
Uncle Sam's Misguided Children
2018-03-23
FactCheck.org
"That Judge Kavanaugh is more of a centrist than some of his critics maintain is reflected in the fact that he and Chief Judge Merrick Garland voted the same way in 93 percent of the cases that they heard together."
2018-10-05
https://www.factcheck.org/2018/10/collins-misleading-use-of-court-statistic/
Misleading
Susan Collins
2018-10-05
FactCheck.org
"You look at what Russia did, you know, buying some Facebook ads to try to sow dissent and do it, it’s a terrible thing. But I think the investigations and all of the speculation that’s happened for the last two years has had a much harsher impact on our democracy than a couple Facebook ads."
2019-04-24
https://www.factcheck.org/2019/04/kushner-distorts-scope-of-russia-interference/
Distorts the Facts
Jared Kushner
2019-04-23
PolitiFact
Vermont had to "scrap" its single-payer health insurance program because it was "going bankrupt."
2017-09-20
https://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2017/sep/20/sean-duffy/vermont-single-payer-was-scrapped-because-it-was-g/
False
Sean Duffy
2017-09-14
PolitiFact
Says Marco Rubio said "we should be considering internment" of Muslims, and "maybe we should close down cafes and diners where Muslims gather and in fact compared them to the Nazi party."
2016-05-11
https://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2015/dec/10/debbie-wasserman-schultz/debbie-wasserman-schultz-wrongly-says-marco-rubio-/
Pants on Fire
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
2015-12-09
PolitiFact
The labor market is weak because if you count the unemployed, underemployed, and those who’ve stopped looking for work, the unemployment rate "actually went up last month to 13.5 percent."
2016-07-15
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2013/may/07/newt-gingrich/newt-gingrich-says-rise-employment-statistic-shows/
Half True
Newt Gingrich
2013-05-05
PolitiFact
"There are a lot of private charters. And in fact, (Tony Evers) sought and received the largest charter school grant in the country from the Trump-DeVos administration to start new charter schools in Wisconsin."
2018-07-09
https://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2018/jul/03/kelda-helen-roys/did-wisconsins-schools-chief-receive-largest-chart/
Half True
Kelda Helen Roys
2018-05-28
Washington Post
“And don’t forget Biden deserted you. He’s not from Pennsylvania. I guess he was born here, but he left you, folks. He left you for another state. Remember that, please. I meant to say that. This guy talks about, ‘I know Scranton,’ ‘I know’ — well I know the places better. He left you for another state and he didn’t take care of you because he didn’t take care of your jobs. He let other countries come in and rip off America.”
2019-05-23
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/05/23/fact-checking-president-trumps-wild-jabs-joe-biden/
Three Pinocchios
Donald Trump
2019-05-20
PolitiFact
Marijuana and THC "have caused emergency room visits to skyrocket."
2018-07-06
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2018/jul/06/patrick-kennedy/has-marijuana-caused-emergency-room-visits-skyrock/
Half True
Patrick J. Kennedy
2018-05-17
PolitiFact
"The United States ended slavery around the world, and maybe we should get some credit for that, too."
2017-08-17
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/aug/17/tucker-carlson/tucker-carlson-wrongly-says-united-states-ended-sl/
Pants on Fire
Tucker Carlson
2017-08-15
PolitiFact
"Marco Rubio spent $400K of your tax dollars remodeling offices, and building a members-only lounge."
2016-06-20
https://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2015/nov/09/florida-democratic-party/rubio-spent-tax-money-renovate-florida-house-state/
True
Florida Democratic Party
2015-11-05
FactCheck.org
"There’s no cribbing of Michelle Obama’s speech."
2016-07-19
https://www.factcheck.org/2016/07/trump-surrogates-deny-plagiarism/
Spins the Facts
Paul Manafort
2016-07-19
PolitiFact
Says actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson wore a T-shirt stating: "We Stand for the flag, we kneel for the fallen."
2016-12-07
https://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2016/dec/07/sid-miller/sid-miller-posts-manipulated-photo-the-rock-facebo/
False
Sid Miller
2016-11-27
PolitiFact
Says President Bill Clinton did not sign NAFTA.
2016-08-11
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2016/aug/11/nowthis/nowthis-news-site-says-donald-trump-wrong-and-bill/
False
NowThis
2016-08-10
PolitiFact
"When I say Mexico is going to pay for the wall, that's what I said. Mexico is going to pay. I didn't say they're going to write me a check for $20 billion or $10 billion."
2019-01-10
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2019/jan/10/donald-trump/trump-claims-he-never-meant-mexico-would-write-che/
False
Donald Trump
2019-01-10
FactCheck.org
Since the Republican tax cuts became law, "plants are closing, layoffs are looming, and wages struggle to keep pace with the actual cost of living.”
2019-02-06
https://www.factcheck.org/2019/02/factchecking-stacey-abrams-sotu-response/
Distorts the Facts
Stacey Abrams
2019-02-05
PolitiFact
"Nowadays, there is more regulation over toy guns than real ones."
2019-05-10
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2019/may/10/cory-booker/cory-bookers-claim-about-no-regulations-firearms-m/
Mostly False
Cory Booker
2019-05-06
Washington Post
"Somebody, yeah, somebody put out the concept of a hundred-day plan."
2017-04-24
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/04/24/who-was-the-somebody-who-issued-a-100-day-plan-for-president-trump/
Four Pinocchios
Donald Trump
2017-04-21
PolitiFact
"Greitens accuser admits photo session may have been a ‘dream.’ "
2018-04-13
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2018/apr/13/sentinel/headline-about-greitens-accuser-sex-case-doesn/
Half True
The Sentinel
2018-04-08
PolitiFact
Says "unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in" the caravan heading to the United States.
2018-10-22
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2018/oct/22/politifact-sheet-what-we-know-about-caravan-headin/
No evidence
Donald Trump
2018-10-22
PolitiFact
Heroin overdoses are the No. 1 cause of death in Ohio, ahead of car crashes.
2016-05-23
https://www.politifact.com/ohio/statements/2016/may/23/rob-portman/portman-drug-overdoses-exceeded-car-accidents-no-1/
Half True
Rob Portman
2016-05-17
PolitiFact
Says Hillary Clinton "has called for a radical 550 percent increase in Syrian ... refugees . . . despite the fact that there’s no way to screen these refugees in order to find out who they are or where they come from."
2016-07-22
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/jul/21/donald-trump/donald-trump-again-fails-screen-out-falsehood-oft-/
Half True
Donald Trump
2016-07-21
PolitiFact
"President Obama became the first president since Carter to leave the White House with a smaller federal prison population than when he took office."
2017-05-18
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/may/18/charles-schumer/did-federal-inmate-population-drop-under-obama-fir/
True
Charles Schumer
2017-05-18
FactCheck.org
"Even the CBO numbers show now that the entire $1.5 trillion tax cut is virtually paid for by higher revenues and better nominal GDP."
2018-08-02
https://www.factcheck.org/2018/08/cbo-didnt-say-tax-cuts-were-virtually-paid-for/
Not What CBO Said
Larry Kudlow
2018-07-29
PolitiFact
The New York State Senate "passed legislation allowing minors to race snowmobiles, get their own hunting licenses, and not be employed gathering or picking rags, cigar stumps, or collecting bones."
2017-06-30
https://www.politifact.com/new-york/statements/2017/jun/30/samantha-bee/joke-about-bills-passed-ny-state-senate-not-joke/
True
Samantha Bee
2017-06-21
The Washington Post
"We ended up getting substantially more [black vote] than other candidates who had run in the past years."
2017-02-01
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/02/01/trumps-claim-that-he-did-substantially-better-with-blacks-than-other-gop-presidential-candidates/
Three Pinocchios
Donald Trump
2017-02-01
PolitiFact
"Breitbart leaks names of four Dems being charged in Mueller’s Russia probe."
2017-10-31
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/oct/31/freedomjunkshuncom/fake-news-post-says-breitbart-named-4-democrats-in/
Pants on Fire
FreedomJunkshun.com
2017-10-27
PolitiFact
"ICE just endorsed me."
2016-10-10
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/oct/10/donald-trump/trump-says-ice-endorsed-him/
Mostly False
Donald Trump
2016-10-09
PolitiFact
Says Jose Felix Diaz supports President Donald Trump's "plan to slash Medicare, charge older Americans an age tax and cut coverage for pre-existing conditions."
2017-08-14
https://www.politifact.com/florida/statements/2017/aug/14/florida-democratic-legislative-campaign-committee/democrats-mislead-attack-linking-florida-senate-ca/
Mostly False
Florida Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
2017-08-10
PolitiFact
"U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has voted for $7 trillion of our national debt!"
2016-08-10
https://www.politifact.com/georgia/statements/2016/aug/10/allen-buckley/libertarian-buckley-target-about-gops-isakson-and-/
Mostly True
Allen Buckley
2016-08-10
PolitiFact
"The minute the president speaks about it to someone, he has the ability to declassify anything at any time without any process."
2017-05-16
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/may/16/james-risch/does-president-have-ability-declassify-anything-an/
Mostly True
James Risch
2017-05-15
PolitiFact
"Food stamps have gone up two-and-a-half times under Barack Obama."
2016-09-07
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/sep/07/rudy-giuliani/rudy-giuliani-says-food-stamps-rose-two-and-half-t/
False
Rudy Giuliani
2016-09-04
PolitiFact
Photos related to gun violence in present-day United States and the Holocaust in Nazi Germany suggest that gun control laws created or exacerbated the genocide of Jews.
2019-04-08
https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2019/apr/08/viral-image/no-gun-control-regulation-nazi-germany-did-not-hel/
False
Viral Image
2019-04-01
FactCheck.org
Claims retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, a Donald Trump supporter, is “on the payroll" of RT, a Russian government-funded TV station.
2016-08-23
https://www.factcheck.org/2016/08/clinton-campaigns-kremlin-deception/
False
Robby Mook
2016-08-21
PolitiFact
"An analysis showed that Bernie Sanders would have won the Democratic nomination if it were not for the Super Delegates."
2016-07-26
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/jul/25/donald-trump/no-donald-trump-bernie-sanders-wouldnt-have-won-ev/
False
Donald Trump
2016-07-24
PolitiFact
Says the U.S. Attorney’s Office said "that neither I nor my campaign had any idea what was going on" regarding my father's illegal campaign contributions. "And that’s why they closed this case."
2016-10-20
https://www.politifact.com/california/statements/2016/oct/19/ami-bera/ami-beras-mostly-true-claim-feds-cleared-me-electi/
Mostly True
Ami Bera
2016-10-18
PolitiFact
Says "precisely zero terrorists, terrorist groups or terror plots have ever been connected with the U.S.-Mexico border to do harm to people within the United States."
2018-05-03
https://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2018/may/03/beto-orourke/beto-orourke-zero-terrorists-harm-Americans-Mexico/
False
Beto O'Rourke
2018-01-03
PolitiFact
"Neighborhoods have become more violent" under President Barack Obama's "watch."
2016-07-20
https://www.politifact.com/colorado/statements/2016/jul/20/darryl-glenn/darryl-glenn-says-neighborhoods-have-become-more-v/
Mostly False
Darryl Glenn
2016-07-18
PolitiFact
"New research says drinking wine is more important than exercise for living past 90."
2019-02-01
https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2019/feb/01/blog-posting/no-study-doesnt-say-drinking-wine-more-important-e/
False
higherperspectives.com
2019-01-21
FactCheck.org
Claims that FBI Director James Comey found her public statements about not sending or receiving classified email to be “truthful.”
2016-08-01
https://www.factcheck.org/2016/08/clintons-email-falsehood/
False
Hillary Clinton
2016-07-31
PolitiFact
Says #MeToo movement sign suggested assaulting First Lady Melania Trump.
2018-10-11
https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2018/oct/11/joshua-feuerstein/metoo-protester-not-pictured-2016-photo-disturbing/
Pants on Fire
Joshua Feuerstein
2018-08-07
PolitiFact
"In the House, Republicans dramatically outperformed historical precedents."
2018-11-08
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2018/nov/08/donald-trump/were-gops-house-losses-dramatically-smaller-histor/
False
Donald Trump
2018-11-07
PolitiFact
"President Trump has passed more legislation in his first 100 days than any president since Harry Truman."
2017-05-01
https://www.politifact.com/california/statements/2017/may/01/tom-mcclintock/mcclintock-trump-signed-more-laws-first-100-days-a/
Mostly True
Tom McClintock
2017-04-28
PolitiFact
"Malia Obama just got arrested buying cocaine"
2018-09-14
https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2018/sep/14/blog-posting/hoax-wrongly-claims-malia-obama-arrested-cocaine/
Pants on Fire
TheAmericanNews.co
2018-09-08
PolitiFact
Bowe Bergdahl wanders off during court-martial
2017-11-16
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/nov/16/duffel-blog/no-bowe-bergdahl-didnt-wander-during-court/
Pants on Fire
Duffel Blog
2017-10-12
FactCheck.org
Dr. Kelli Ward, a former Arizona state senator, “wasted your tax dollars for a town hall on ‘chemtrail’ conspiracy theories.”
2017-08-28
https://www.factcheck.org/2017/08/misleading-chemtrail-kelli-ad/
Misleading
Senate Leadership Fund
2017-08-22
Washington Post
"We can't spend money on programs just because they sound good. And Meals on Wheels sounds great."
2017-10-11
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/03/17/for-the-record-wh-budget-director-did-not-say-meals-on-wheels-did-not-show-results/
Quoted out of context
Mick Mulvaney
2017-03-16
PolitiFact
"It is estimated that more than 20 veterans die by suicide every day."
2019-04-25
https://www.politifact.com/west-virginia/statements/2019/apr/24/joe-manchin/do-more-20-veterans-die-suicide-every-day/
Mostly True
Joe Manchin
2019-03-18
PolitiFact
Says Hillary Clinton and millennials have the same positions on climate change, abortion rights, immigration reform, gay rights and college affordability. "Donald Trump doesn't."
2016-09-18
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/sep/18/tim-kaine/tim-kaine-says-millennials-agree-clinton-not-trump/
Mostly True
Tim Kaine
2016-09-18
PolitiFact
"One out of five Americans cannot afford the cost of prescription drugs."
2019-05-06
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2019/may/06/bernie-sanders/sanders-1-out-5-cant-afford-prescription-drugs/
Mostly True
Bernie Sanders
2019-04-30
PolitiFact
Says the University of Florida "requests to cancel rivalry game" against Florida State University.
2017-11-07
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/nov/07/react365com/gators-will-still-play-seminoles-despite-fake-news/
Pants on Fire
React365.com
2017-11-07
PolitiFact
"Most private sector jobs in the history of Buffalo exist in Buffalo today"
2016-09-24
https://www.politifact.com/new-york/statements/2016/sep/23/andrew-cuomo/buffalo-has-more-private-sector-jobs-ever/
True
Andrew Cuomo
2016-09-23
PolitiFact
"I think I received more votes in the Democratic primary than any governor in history."
2018-09-20
https://www.politifact.com/new-york/statements/2018/sep/20/andrew-cuomo/cuomo-says-he-got-more-votes-democratic-primary/
True
Andrew Cuomo
2018-09-14
Washington Post
"Social scientists estimate that as many as 27 million men, women, and children are trafficking victims at any given time.”
2017-04-21
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2015/04/24/why-you-should-be-wary-of-statistics-on-modern-slavery-and-trafficking/
Four Pinocchios
State Department
2013-06-01
PolitiFact
"If you are talking about Canada .. our wine cannot sit on their supermarkets."
2018-06-06
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2018/jun/06/kevin-mccarthy/us-wine-barred-canadian-supermarkets/
Half True
Kevin McCarthy
2018-06-03
FactCheck.org
Says "unemployment doubled" when Tim Kaine was Virginia's governor, and Indiana has seen "great job growth" under Gov. Mike Pence.
2016-08-05
https://www.factcheck.org/2016/08/kaine-vs-pence-on-unemployment/
Out of Context
Donald Trump
2016-08-03
PolitiFact
Says President Richard Nixon held meetings with heads of state without an American interpreter.
2017-07-21
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/jul/21/ian-bremmer/nixon-sometimes-met-leaders-without-his-own-transl/
True
Ian Bremmer
2017-07-18
PolitiFact
"You (Evan Jenkins) said your philosophy was ‘progressive mainstream’ back in 2003."
2018-05-02
https://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2018/may/02/patrick-morrisey/did-evan-jenkins-once-say-his-philosophy-was-progr/
Half True
Patrick Morrisey
2018-05-01
PolitiFact
"Edward Snowden: Osama bin Laden is still alive living in the Bahamas"
2017-06-12
https://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2017/jun/12/antinews/years-old-story-edward-snowden-can-prove-osama-bin/
Pants on Fire
AntiNews.in
2017-05-13
Washington Post
“Another day, another lie. The reality is that 7 in 10 Americans support #RoevWade and the right to legal abortion. bit.ly/2KZtoXy #7in10forRoe”
2018-07-19
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2018/07/19/whos-in-favor-of-abortion/?utm_term=.3bed297c8087
Not the whole story
NARAL Pro-Choice America
2018-07-15