The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Lauren Carroll
Recent stories from Lauren Carroll
President Donald Trump took reporters' questions after Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare collapsed. We dig into some of the claims he made.
Confronted by his most flagrant falsehoods, President Donald Trump finally faced the question of why he make so many unsubstantiated claims.
President Donald Trump has stuck to a false claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped him. Here’s a timeline of Trump’s statement, the White House’s evolving responses and the evidence against it.
During an annual meeting between American and Irish leaders, Trump recited an Irish proverb: "Always remember to forget the friends that proved untrue, but never forget to remember those that have stuck by you." But it might not actually be Irish.
PolitiFact’s Trump-O-Meter is tracking 103 campaign promises Trump made in the run-up to the Nov. 8 election, including a slew regarding health care. Beyond a broad promise to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, Trump has much work to do.
President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally in Nashville March 15 to commemorate former President Andrew Jackson's 250th birthday. We fact-checked his speech.
In a series of early morning tweets March 4, Trump claimed that Obama ordered telephone surveillance on him during the election. Is there any reason to believe Trump? So far, we can’t find any.
The scrutiny over Attorney General Jeff Sessions and whether he met with Russian officials has put a spotlight on a little-noticed corner of statecraft -- lawmakers’ meetings with foreign diplomats.
Some Democrats are claiming Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have perjured himself in his confirmation hearing by claiming he had no contact with Russian government intermediaries. We examine Sessions' words, in context.
During his first speech to Congress, President Donald Trump cast the U.S. military raid of an al-Qaida affiliate complex in Yemen as a success, despite Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens' death. But the event and its aftermath have been much more controversial than Trump’s description let on.