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The Trump administration met widespread opposition from advocates of government transparency when it announced that it would not be publicizing the logs of White House visitors -- as the Obama White House generally had done.
For years, President Donald Trump criticized his predecessor Barack Obama for playing golf while on the job. But since taking office, Trump has been a regular visitor at his own golf clubs in Florida and Virginia.
The United States dropped "the mother of all bombs" on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan on April 13. Here’s what we know so far.
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Spring is upon us, and so is baseball season, but that doesn’t mean all PolitiFact readers are in a cheery mood. Here are some recent emails we’ve received from readers, edited for space and clarity.
Whether it was constitutional for President Donald Trump to carry out airstrikes in Syria without congressional approval is not an easy question to answer.
Alt-right bloggers, officials and websites all posit (without proof) that shadow governments and Assad's enemies are really behind the attack.
A collection of reporting and commentary we've been reading about U.S. airstrikes in Syria.
Two days after a chemical weapons attack in Syria killed more than 80 people, including children, President Donald Trump ordered a military airstrike on the Syrian airfield from where U.S. officials say the chemical attack launched. Will the president change his position against Syrian refugees?
Critics of former National Security Adviser Susan Rice say she’s caught in a lie about misusing intelligence for political purposes.
In 2014, Secreatary of State John Kerry said all of Syria's chemical weapons were gone from the country. We now have good reason to think that was wrong.
The president got his facts straight on illegal border crossings and long-term factory closures. On the failure of the stimulus law and who's out of work, not so much.
All six witnesses before the Senate agreed that Russia was behind a misinformation and propaganda campaign intended to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Sunday, April 2, is International Fact-checking Day. To mark the day, PolitiFact conducted a "fact-check-a-thon" on fake news.