Donald Trump's file

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

Trump's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Trump's statements for that ruling.

  • True3 (%)(3)
  • Mostly True9 (%)(9)
  • Half True21 (%)(21)
  • Mostly False22 (%)(22)
  • False62 (%)(62)
  • Pants on Fire28 (%)(28)

Donald Trump's website

Recent statements involving Donald Trump

Recent stories featuring Donald Trump

Fact-checking the pro-Clinton super PAC's attack on Donald Trump's comments about women

Priorities USA's ads highlight Trump’s own comments about women, including when he said Fox’s Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her wherever," and his statement that women should be punished if they have an abortion.

A closer look at Donald Trump's comments about refinancing U.S. debt

Experts say Trump's comments don't make a lot of sense and carry risk for the nation's economy.

Fact-checking 2016: This is gonna be messy


What we know about the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails

Trying to pin down what Donald Trump thinks about abortion, the minimum wage, taxes, and U.S. debt

Has Donald Trump changed his position on a range of issues? Or is his rhetoric merely vague and contradictory? For six issues, at least, we find some of both.


In context: Hillary Clinton’s comments about coal jobs

Looking for Jeb Bush's 'pledge' to support Donald Trump

We looked into Donald Trump's statement that Jeb Bush signed a "binding pledge" to support the Republican nominee. Here's what we found. 


Our April High Five includes (surprise!) an election flavor

April was such a busy month when it came to politics (Wisconsin’s  April 5 primary was just the start) that it took us some extra time to sort through our most-clicked items for the month.