Beyond the Truth-O-Meter

Did Donald Trump Tweet About Daughter Tiffany's 'Skintight' Dress?

A parody account — not the president himself — tweeted a suggestive remark about Tiffany Trump.

Fact-checking President Trump’s post-New Year’s tweets

Back from holiday break, President Trump tweeted on a variety of issues Jan. 2. Per his usual practices, some of his assertions were factually questionable.

Trump’s Aviation Boast Fails to Get in the Air

“Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation. Good news -- it was just reported that there were Zero deaths in 2017, the best and safest year on record!” Mr. Trump posted on Twitter. But claiming credit is a stretch,

Trump can’t claim credit for zero jet deaths

There were no commercial passenger jet deaths anywhere in the world last year. It’s a remarkable record, but is it fair for President Donald Trump to claim some of the credit?

Trump hits severe turbulence by claiming credit for airplane safety

President Donald Trump claimed credit for commercial aviation's remarkably safe year Tuesday, touting the industry's successes as his own in a morning tweet.

Trump’s Aviation Boast

President Donald Trump suggested his "very strict" aviation policies were linked to zero commercial passenger jet deaths in 2017 worldwide. In fact, in the United States, there have been no deaths from U.S. commercial airline accidents since 2009 and none from foreign air carriers in the U.S. since 2013.

Did Melania Trump Wear Shower Curtains?

Images purportedly showing the First Lady in a dress bearing the same pattern as a shower curtain have been manipulated.

Trump claims credit for aviation death trend

There were no commercial passenger jet deaths anywhere in the world last year. It’s a remarkable record, but is it fair for President Donald Trump to claim some of the credit?

President Trump has made 1,950 false or misleading claims over 347 days

With just 18 days before President Trump completes his first year as president, he is now on track to exceed 2,000 false or misleading claims, according to our database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president.

Fact-checking Trump’s tweet about cold weather and climate change

As much of the country braces during the cold snap, President Trump weighed in on Twitter, seeming to dismiss yet again the effects of climate change and conflate the the latest weather with the broader issues around climate. What are the differences? What are the facts? John Yang learns more from Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University.

10 Falsehoods From Trump’s Interview With The Times

President Trump, in an impromptu interview on Thursday with The New York Times, rattled off at least 10 false or misleading claims about the Russia investigation, wars abroad, health care, immigration and trade. Here’s an assessment.

Net Worths of Presidents

An image comparing changes in the financial status of former and current United States presidents is not particularly revealing.

Did Sasha Obama Crash Her Expensive New Car Into a Lake?

A fake news article wants you to hate former First Daughter Sasha Obama.

Trump's 'New York Times' Interview On Russia, Taxes, Health Care And More

In an impromptu 30-minute interview with the New York Times on Thursday, President Trump said 16 different times that there has been "no collusion" proved in the Russia investigation. Trump also asserted he will win re-election in 2020 because the media need him for ratings and made inaccurate claims about his role in the Alabama Senate race, the state of the Affordable Care Act and more.

In a 30-minute interview, President Trump made 24 false or misleading claims

President Trump gave an impromptu half-hour interview with the New York Times on Dec. 28. We combed through the transcript and here’s a quick roundup of the false, misleading or dubious claims that he made, at a rate of one every 75 seconds.

Did Trump Sign an Executive Order to Seize the Assets of Clinton and Obama?

Reports that President Trump issued an order authorizing the United States Treasury to freeze the assets of two former First Families are fake news.

Did President Trump Roll Back Rules Protecting Elderly at Nursing Homes?

The Trump administration scaled back an Obama-era policy of levying heavy fines against nursing homes that harm patients.

Trump incorrectly claims he's 'signed more legislation than anybody'

President Donald Trump touted his economic and legislative achievements in front of Florida firefighters on Wednesday -- but again stretched his comments too far for the facts.

Where Roy Moore's Voter Fraud Claims Fall Flat

Suffice it to say, Roy Moore just can't let it go. More than two weeks after the Alabama Republican Senate nominee lost the state's special election to Democrat Doug Jones by about 20,000 votes, Moore not only has yet to concede but filed a lawsuit alleging voter fraud — just hours before the election was set to be certified.

Did Donald Trump Say 'Police Officers and Firefighters Make Too Much Money'?

A misleading headline suggested that the president used first responders' salaries to justify increasing their tax burden.