The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Louis Jacobson
Recent stories from Louis Jacobson
President Donald Trump took reporters' questions after Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare collapsed. We dig into some of the claims he made.
The U.S. House of Representatives fails to pass a health care bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Confronted by his most flagrant falsehoods, President Donald Trump finally faced the question of why he make so many unsubstantiated claims.
PolitiFact Florida reporters attended committee hearings, peered in on floor debates and hoofed it to rallies and news conferences during a week of fact-checking lawmakers and lobbyists at the state Capitol. What we found: Less controversial issues produced largely accurate claims, but the truth suffered on more divisive topics, such as gun control and the "stand your ground" law.
After the judicially challenged rollout of President Donald Trump’s initial executive order on refugees and immigration from Muslim-majority countries, the White House has now put forth a revised version. But how different is the new one from the old one?
There’s a new administration in Washington, but there’s been no let-up in emails from readers criticizing (or, occasionally, praising) our coverage. Here’s a rundown of some of the comments we’ve received from readers over the past few weeks.
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.
At most, the list of economic shortcomings that Trump offered in the House chamber provides a partial portrait of the economy — a portrait carefully crafted, in the reverse of the old song lyrics, to accentuate the negative and eliminate the positive.
President Donald Trump is addressing a joint session of Congress Tuesday. PolitFact is fact-checking his comments live.
On Feb. 22, websites favorable to President Donald Trump touted a poll result that showed wide support for one of the president’s highest-profile immigration policies -- cracking down on "sanctuary cities."