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John Kruzel is a staff writer for PolitiFact. 

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Trump says Lindsey Graham ‘lied’ about Trump’s Charlottesville comments. Did he?

After being widely rebuked for his response to the deadly clashes in Charlottesville, Va., President Donald Trump fired back at one of his loudest critics, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.

Trump takes aim at Amazon in barbed tweet. What are the facts?

Donald Trump took to Twitter to once again unload on Amazon and appeared to accuse the online retail giant of avoiding taxes, killing jobs and hurting American communities.

Does Mueller’s grand jury mean an indictment is imminent?

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has opened a grand jury in Washington, D.C., for his investigation into Russian election meddling and possible coordination by Trump campaign associates. What's the significance of this move?

3 times Trump team changed its story on Russia

President Donald Trump and members of his inner circle have made a number of statements to play down or outright denied his campaign’s contacts with Russia that were later proved false.

Who plays more golf: Donald Trump or Barack Obama?

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.

In Context: Trump’s comments about treatment of suspects in police custody

President Donald Trump appeared to complain about suspects in police custody being handled too gently during a speech to law enforcement officials on Long Island, N.Y., on July 28.

Donald Trump threatened insurance companies’ ‘bailouts.’ Here’s what that means

President Donald Trump warned lawmakers he would cut off billions in federal funding that insurance companies receive through Obamacare if Congress fails to pass new health care legislation.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's Long Island speech to law enforcement

President Donald Trump spoke before an audience of law enforcement officials on Long Island, N.Y., about measures his administration is taking to crack down on illegal immigrant gang violence.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's health care speech

With the future of the Senate health care bill hanging by a thread, President Donald Trump pressed all Republican senators to fulfill their party’s seven-year promise to get rid of Obamacare.

Can the president pardon himself? 4 questions about the presidential pardon

With news reports suggesting that the Trump White House and their legal advisors are taking a close look at the president’s pardon power, we decided to take a look ourselves. We’ve asked a dozen legal experts for their views on four questions related to presidential pardons.