Donald Trump's file


Republican from New York

Donald Trump has been a real estate developer, entrepreneur and host of the NBC reality show, "The Apprentice." He is the nominee for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Trump's statements were awarded PolitiFact's 2015 Lie of the Year.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True9 (%)(9)
  • Mostly True25 (%)(25)
  • Half True34 (%)(34)
  • Mostly False40 (%)(40)
  • False83 (%)(83)
  • Pants on Fire43 (%)(43)

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As Donald Trump prepares immigration speech, mass deportation at issue

Donald Trump plans to deliver an immigration-focused speech Aug. 31 in Phoenix. While Trump has been consistent about building a wall along the southern border, he has been unclear on mass deportations. Ahead of his speech, PolitiFact collected Trump's varying comments on mass deportations since the beginning of his campaign.

Fact-checking Trump's first general election ad on immigration

Refugees and illegal immigration are focus of Trump's first national ad of general election.

Donald Trump, stumping in Austin, on the PolitiFact Truth-O-Meter

Donald Trump, stumping in Austin, brought along a fiery record on the PolitiFact Truth-O-Meter.

What we know about the health of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Is Donald Trump a narcissist? A sociopath? Something worse?

Is Hillary Clinton suffering from epilepsy? The aftermath of a stroke? Dementia?

Here's what we really know about the health of the two presidential candidates.

In context: Donald Trump's 'Second Amendment people' comment

Donald Trump drew criticism from some quarters over his reference to "Second Amendment people" and how they can prevent Hillary Clinton from appointing Supreme Court justices. But is it justified? Here's the text and video to make your own judgment.