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Trump moves on promises on immigration, deportations in first month

An overview of President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration signed in first weeks of his administration.

The possible ties between Trump and Russia, explained

The slew of accusations about Trump and Russia has our heads spinning, so we decided to summarize the big ones here, for our edification and yours.

What the statistics say about Sweden, immigration and crime

President Donald Trump claims large scale immigration in Sweden is negatively impacting the Nordic country. Here's what Swedish government data says on immigrants and crime.

Are leaks about Russia contacts 'illegal,' as Trump says?

Amid a slew of reports suggesting improper contact between members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle and Russia, Trump says the media is missing the real problem: leaks. "Illegal" leaks to be specific.

Did Donald Trump inherit 'a mess' from Barack Obama?

Did Donald Trump inherit "a mess" when he took the oath of office? He certainly thinks so.

Donald Trump repeats his Mostly False claim about Hillary Clinton, Russia and uranium

At his press conference, the president repeated an attack he made while campaigning in Wisconsin.

Donald Trump touts promise progress at press conference

How is Donald Trump doing on the Trump-O-Meter? 

Does California give more than it gets from Washington D.C.?

Does California send more money to Washington D.C. than it gets back in return? PolitiFact California examines this question as tensions mount between California Democrats and the Trump Administration over possible federal funding cuts to the state.

Did Neil Gorsuch call Donald Trump's judiciary comments 'disheartening' and 'demoralizing'?

According to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said it’s "disheartening" and "demoralizing" to hear President Donald Trump question the federal court system’s independence. But Trump says Blumenthal isn't telling the truth.

High Five: Claim on net worth of Trump's cabinet leads hit parade

PolitiFact Wisconsin's most-viewed Truth-O-Meter items in January.

Is Donald Trump's executive order a 'Muslim ban'?

Examining the label given to the president's order temporarily restricting people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

PolitiFact Sheet: The National Security Council ‘shakeup’

We explain the controversy behind Steve Bannon's appointment to the National Security Council. 

Still Burning: Trump’s claim of ‘serious voter fraud’ in Calif. remains Pants On Fire

President Donald Trump this week repeated unsubstantiated claims about widespread voter fraud. In November 2016, PolitiFact Califronia rated Trump's claim about "serious voter fraud" in California as Pants On Fire. We have examined the claim again in this article. Our November rating remains Pants On Fire.     

Donald Trump says FBI investigating more people than ever for terrorism, but that’s hard to prove

President Donald Trump said on ABC News that FBI terror investigations are at an all-time high. We look at the data and talked to experts.

Here's what Donald Trump did his first week as president of the United States

Donald Trump was sworn as 45th president of the United States Jan. 20, 2017. Here's a recap of his presidential actions during his first week in office.

Fact-checking what Donald Trump got wrong in his ABC News interview

In his first major TV interview since he took the oath of office, President Donald Trump repeated a litany of false, misleading or downright illogical claims.

Ted Cruz's dual citizenship and other factual finds of 2016

PolitiFact Texas reporters came across plenty of curious facts through 2016. For instance, did you know about Ted Cruz long holding dual citizenship?

In context: The Winston Churchill and MLK busts

President Donald Trump has placed a bust of Winston Churchill back in the White House, a fixture during George W. Bush' years in office and absent during Barack Obama's administration. As news emerged of Winston's bust finding its way back to the president's office, confusion rose on the bust of another famous leader: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Could Obamacare repeal cost California 200K jobs?

California Democratic State Senate Leader Kevin de León claimed repealing Obamacare could cost California 200,000 jobs. We found there’s some evidence to back this up, but too much uncertainty to rate it on our Truth-O-Meter.

What would the impact be if the Affordable Care Act is repealed?

Republican Congress and the incoming Trump administration opened 2017 by trying to decide how -- and how quickly -- to repeal President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. What path lawmakers decide to take will determine how much of an impact the repeal will have on the American public. But members of Congress have no shortage of analyses and projections about what the impact of a repeal would be -- and how much slack a replacement plan would have to pick up following a repeal.