Monday, December 22nd, 2014
President Barack Obama on CNN's "State of the Union" Dec. 21, 2014.

Fact-checking President Barack Obama's CNN appearance

We fact-checked two claims from President Barack Obama's interview on CNN Sunday.

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False

A very misleading characterization

False

Scientific consensus says otherwise

Pants on Fire!

Even key critics of fluoridation run from this claim

Half-True

Shank

Half-True

No requirements on data collection

Mostly False

Immigrants have done well but not that well

True

Right on both counts

Mostly True

Whites tend to kill whites as well