Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Amy Sherman

Reporter

Amy Sherman is a reporter for the Miami Herald.

Email: asherman@miamiherald.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Amy Sherman

Full Flop

Definite change on Cuba policy

Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton

On the Cuba embargo.  

False

No evidence of any official policies in place

Half-True

More than one way to calculate a tax rate

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