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Donald Trump has floated big tariffs. What could the impact be?

Donald Trump has floated double-digit tariffs for goods from such countries as China and Mexico. That's quietly worrying a lot of economists, who fear widespread economic repercussions.

The 10 biggest falsehoods from the year of Trump

One year ago today, Donald Trump descended a gilded escalator into a historic presidential campaign. He continues to make inaccurate statements, and we have spent the past year trying to keep up.  

In Context: Did Donald Trump suggest Barack Obama has terrorist sympathies?

Donald Trump revoked the Washington Post’s press credentials after the newspaper ran an online article titled, "Donald Trump suggests President Obama was involved with Orlando shooting." Trump's comments, in context.

Obama vs. Trump on the phrase 'radical Islam'

Donald Trump said President Obama should resign for not using the words. Obama hit back, saying using the words is "not a strategy." We delve into this war over words.

Donald Trump says hundreds of migrants and their children have been implicated in U.S. terrorism

Given the best information we have at our disposal today, Trump’s claim is potentially accurate but draws a questionable conclusion.  

Donald Trump's racial comments about Hispanic judge in Trump University case

In Context: What exactly the presumptive GOP presidential nominee said about Gonzalo Curiel being Mexican that has drawn so much condemnation from both the left and right.

High Five: Our most-clicked items in May

Our five most-clicked items in May ranged from True to Pants on Fire. Not surprisingly, the latter item topped the list.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in May 2016

Gov. Rick Scott’s spat with California and claims by and about Donald Trump led our fact-checks in April.  

A list of the veterans groups Donald Trump says he donated to

At a contentious press conference, Donald Trump released the list of veterans groups that he and supporters raised money for earlier this year. We looked at the size and ratings of the charity groups. 

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.

Anatomy of a talking point: Donald Trump on the JFK assassination

The way Donald Trump launched an inaccurate and inflammatory attack on Ted Cruz’s father has become a pattern.

PolitiFact Florida Top 5 in April 2016

A spat between a Starbucks heckler and Gov. Rick Scott led our fact-checks in April  

Ted Cruz targets Donald Trump in CA GOP convention speech. Some claims miss, others on target

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz took aim at Donald Trump, including on the New York billionaire's foreign policy stance, during his Saturday speech at the California Republican Party Convention. From our initial look, Cruz missed the target a few times, but also scored some hits.

Fact-checking claims by Donald Trump & John Kasich at the CA GOP convention

A social media look back at Friday's questionable claims and some protest scenes from the first day at the California Republican Party Convention. Tweets are from @CAPolitiFact and @CapRadioNews.    

So you want to move to Canada, eh?

If ___________ becomes president, I’m moving to ___________! The refrain comes up every four years, no matter who’s running.

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina & John Kasich to headline CA GOP convention

PolitiFact California will be fact-checking claims made by presidential candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich at the California Republican Party Convention this week. Follow us @CAPolitiFact for live tweets from the event.