After the Fact
The morning after our fact-check appeared -- which was also the morning after he effectively clinched the Republican nomination with a big win in the Indiana primary -- Donald Trump commented on the response to his accusation about Rafael Cruz and Lee Harvey Oswald.
In an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC’s Good Morning America, Trump said, "All ...
Dinesh D'Souze responded to our fact-check via Twitter.
After we published this fact-check, the Clinton and Sanders campaigns both forwarded us some additional information about attack ads.
The additional information does not change our rating.
Clinton spokesman Josh Schwerin contended that the ads attacking Sanders were really blessings in disguise.
"The Sanders ads were pretty much universally viewed as actually trying to help him, not hurt him," Schwerin ...
After we published our fact-check, many readers wrote us to say that we had misquoted what Sanders said during the debate. A number of these readers circulated a meme purporting to show that Sanders was simply quoting a Black Lives Matter activist, rather than stating his own opinion.
However, even though the meme says it offers the "full quote," it ...
Right after last night’s Republican presidential debate, the campaign of Donald Trump posted a picture on Facebook showing an A rating for the Trump Entrepreneur Initiative from the Better Business Bureau.
Today, the Better Business Bureau issued a statement to clarify that the A rating was out of date.
"The BBB Business Review of Trump Entrepreneur ...
A few days after we published this article, Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski uncovered a September 2002 interview in which Trump said he supported the Iraq invasion.
Shock jock Howard Stern asked Trump if he supported the looming invasion.
Trump responded, "Yeah, I guess so."
This goes directly against Trump’s claims that he was opposed to the Iraq War — "loud ...
After we published our fact-check, Cruz spokesman Brian Phillips emailed us a tweet from CNN that reads, "After the #IAcaucus, @RealBenCarson plans to take a break from campaigning http://cnn.it/Iowa."
"How can what Cruz said be ‘false’ when he quoted CNN's tweet directly?" Phillips wrote.
CNN sent the tweet Cruz was quoting at 7:08 p.m. central time, about 8 ...