The head of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee falsely claimed that a new report "confirms" that "hydraulic fracturing has not impacted drinking water" in Wyoming. The report said it could not reach “firm conclusions.”
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Sen. Elizabeth Warren cited the hollow and misleading statistic that in the recent election the "majority of voters supported Democratic Senate candidates over Republican ones."
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that 805,000 manufacturing jobs have been created since President Barack Obama has been in office. In fact, there has been a net loss of 303,000 manufacturing jobs since January 2009.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, has drawn much criticism due to racially charged comments he made when he was a U.S. attorney in Alabama in the 1980s.
Justin Trudeau’s claim that Castro made ‘significant improvements’ to Cuban health care and education
In his surprisingly warm statement on the death of the Cuban dictator, the Canadian prime minister referenced what he called “significant improvements” in education and health care in Cuba under Fidel Castro. This is a commonly cited sentiment about Castro’s Cuba — that despite his iron rule, he improved the lives of the Cuban people, especially the poor. Is it accurate?
A fake news site reported that President Obama canceled plans to attend the funeral of Fidel Castro due to the intervention of Donald Trump.
Yet another controversial tweet from Donald Trump prompted claims that Hillary Clinton once favored punishment for the act. It's correct.
Looking at whether more voting-age adults did not vote in the 2016 presidential election than did vote — giving "did not vote" a landslide victory.
If Trump is arguing that Abdul Razak Ali Artan’s family wasn’t properly checked out, there is no evidence of that. If Trump is referring to his plans to overhaul immigration, that may be difficult to accomplish.
Dictionary definitions simply cannot be changed in the interest of political spin. Simply saying something over and over does not make it so.
An image purporting to show a tweet sent by Donald Trump, in which he promised to pardon accused mass shooter Dylann Roof, was a hoax.
Donald Trump’s tweets can’t erase the reality that he lost the popular vote in this month’s election, according to The Associated Press’ vote-counting operation.
Despite Donald Trump and his campaign manager describing his election victory as a "landslide," Trump's margin of victory actually ranks among the closest in the Electoral College.
The Trump campaign is dead set on using these two studies to make their case about voter fraud. But they are problematic.
Members of the Trump team have tried to back up the claim. However, nothing they cited really made the case.
President-elect Donald Trump baselessly claimed that he "won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally." Even the author of the study upon which the claim is based doesn't buy that.
Donald Trump's tweets can't erase the reality that he lost the popular vote in this month's election, according to The Associated Press' vote-counting operation.
Sen. Ted Cruz went too far when he claimed that President Barack Obama praised the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Obama offered neither praise nor criticism in his official statement on Castro's death.
Among the issues that are likely to resurface in confirmation hearings is Jeff Sessions’s role in prosecuting a 1985 voter fraud case brought against black civil rights activists in Perry County, Ala. This case was a central focus of the confirmation hearing, but allegations about Sessions’s role have been repeated in the media in recent weeks without much scrutiny.
This is a bogus claim with no documented proof.