John Kruzel is a staff writer for PolitiFact. 

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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.

6 months in office, Trump’s mixed record on 6 major promises

Donald Trump won the White House six months ago after nearly 63 million voters embraced his promise to "Make America Great Again," an ethos that wove together strands of major campaign themes of law and order, economic growth and American nationalism. Here's a snapshot of Trump’s  record on 6 major promises.

A timeline of the shifting accounts of Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer

Donald Trump Jr. is facing scrutiny over news that he attended a meeting during the 2016 campaign with a Russian attorney who was purportedly acting on behalf of the Russian government as part of an attempt to aid his father’s campaign.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s comments about campaign meeting with Russian lawyer

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s comments about campaign meeting with Russian lawyer.

What legal experts say about Donald Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer

Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer raises legal questions.

Fact-checking the Senate GOP health care bill

The Senate's push for a quick vote on a health care bill drew a flurry of claims and fact-checks. We highlight the key ones.

Six big moments from the June 8 James Comey hearing

In highly anticipated testimony, former FBI Director James Comey revealed he made written records of private meetings with President Donald Trump in part due to concerns the president "might lie" about their discussions.

The 3 things Comey’s advance testimony corroborates from press reports, Trump

Fired FBI Director James Comey corroborated several anonymous accounts published in media reports, as well as a claim by President Donald Trump, in congressional testimony he is expected to deliver at a June 8 hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

6 questions about James Comey’s upcoming Senate hearing, answered

A high-profile hearing could bring long-awaited answers about President Donald Trump's interactions with ousted FBI director James Comey. Here’s what you need to know before the hearing starts.