Businessman Donald Trump claimed that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wants to bring 65,000 Syrian refugees to the United States. Trump is wrong. Sanders didn't say that.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Is it true that 90 percent of the guns used in crimes in the United States can be traced to 5 percent of gun dealers?
First Lady Michelle Obama did not say that "white folks are what's wrong with America" during a commencement speech at Tuskegee University.
Donald Trump's campaign did not unveil a new logo that resembles a swastika.
It was written by someone else.
President Obama isn't sending 250,000 "Muslim refugees" to Navajo lands in Arizona and North Dakota.
No, the photograph is mislabeled.
Carson’s use of the word “returning” here reflects rhetoric used by some land transfer advocates and highlights a key policy issue at the heart of the debate — so we explored the facts underlying his answer.
Given what we know now, we don’t have a reason to doubt her story. But we are leaving this fact-check with a Verdict Pending rating throughout the election in case we find more information.
It's for pilgrims on the Hajj.
What sort of screening do refugees go through before entering the United States?
Checking the claim that "the sequester is not doing a thing about balancing our budget because defense spending is not the reason why we have a debt."
Do abortions account for a steadily increasing share of the medical services provided by Planned Parenthood?
Q: Did Donald Trump tell People magazine in 1998 that if he ever ran for president, he’d do it as a Republican because “they’re the dumbest group of voters in the country” and that he “could lie and they’d still eat it up”? A: No, that’s a bogus meme.
How alarmed were New Jersey officials by reports of Muslims dancing in the streets of Jersey City and Paterson on Sept. 11, 2001, to celebrate the destruction of the World Trade Center? They feared riots would break out and were ready to send in the National Guard and the State Police to preserve order. But John J. Farmer Jr., then the New Jersey attorney general and the state’s chief law enforcement officer, said on Tuesday that he ordered an investigation that very day and found the reports to be bogus, more wild stories born in the stricken hours after the attacks.
No, Obama is not smuggling refugees into the United States in UPS cargo planes.
We at The Fact Checker place the burden of proof on the speaker, and in this case, the speaker is directly citing the designation by Americans for Tax Reform. Yet Americans for Tax Reform did not provide specific data points supporting the claim that Christie has “vetoed more tax increases than any other governor in modern American history.”
Donald Trump's discredited claim that Muslims in New Jersey were seen on TV cheering the 9/11 terrorist attacks -- and Ben Carson’s initial support of Trump’s remarks -- has resulted in more false claims, as both candidates try to explain their statements.
Does the United States have the highest childhood poverty rate of any developed nation?
More fake news passed off as real.