Monday, July 6th, 2015
Donald Trump gestures as he announces that he will seek the Republican nomination for president on June 16, 2015, in New York. (AP/Richard Drew)

Donald Trump on the Truth-O-Meter

Donald Trump is climbing in the polls in the race for the Republican nomination for president. We've fact-checked several of his statements. 

 

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The Latest from PolitiFact

Pants on Fire!

Wrong from either side of the aisle

False

Deemed an 'honest mistake'

False

An exaggeration as big as Texas

Half-True

The games are back

Mostly True

The national average was even higher

Support repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)

Urge states to treat same-sex couples with full equality in their family and adoption laws

Mostly False

Less bullion might move and it's not in Federal Reserve