Claims that welfare recipients without documentation would be "sent home" came from hoax news stories.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
In response to questions about President Trump’s expansion of immigration enforcement priorities, White House press secretary Sean Spicer claimed three times that there are somewhere between 12 million and 15 million — “potentially more” — people living illegally in the United States. Is that correct?
Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, botched two facts when speaking on Fox News about a released Guantanamo Bay detainee responsible for a recent suicide bombing in Iraq.
A 'hybrid' fake news site built on real comments made by Pat Robertson to assert the televangelist said looking at Melania Trump could 'cure gays.'
President Trump did not sign an executive order cutting off welfare to "deadbeats, drug addicts and scam artists."
Assertions from the White House that immigration-enforcement agents had their hands tied in the last administration are difficult to square with the massive deportations of Barack Obama's presidency.
A repeat of the misleading Democratic talking point in the battle over President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
Statistics about the number and costs of illegal aliens in Los Angeles County long circulated as an e-mail forward titled "the Largest Insane Asylum in the World."
Memes assert Elizabeth Warren lives in a multi-million-dollar mansion and relied on scant Native American heritage claims to land a job at Harvard.
Q: Did President Trump sign an executive order allowing foreign nationals from various countries to enter the U.S. without a visa? A: No.
More accurately, Congress passed the repeal of an Obama-era measure that would have made it easier to enforce existing restrictions on gun sales.
We found no credible evidence of an "army" or "shadow government" being formed by the former president.
Allegations of a "quid pro quo" deal giving Russia ownership of one-fifth of U.S. uranium deposits in exchange for $145 million in donations to the Clinton Foundation are unsubstantiated.
The Fact Checker has launched a new interactive graphic that will track every suspect claim made by the president in his first 100 days in office.
During a discussion of voter fraud during this week's episode of WRAL News' "On the Record," Francis De Luca of the conservative Civitas Institute cited a statistic to highlight the potential that some number of people in North Carolina may have wrongfully voted.
In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen.
Much seemed familiar on Saturday as President Trump held his first campaign rally as president — the hats, the chants, and even some of the misstatements and exaggerations made by Mr. Trump. Mr. Trump compared himself to Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln, presidents who “fought with the media and called them out.” “We are here today to speak the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth,” he said. But he then offered several misleading claims.
This seems like a rather specific number, so we wanted to explore how valid it might be.
President Trump’s speech at a campaign-style rally in Melbourne, Fla., was filled with a number of dubious claims. Here’s a quick round-up of his rhetoric — and the facts.
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