Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Jon Greenberg

PunditFact Staff Writer

Jon Greenberg is a staff writer with PunditFact. He was part of the PolitiFact team during the 2012 presidential election. Prior to that, he was executive editor at New Hampshire Public Radio and a Washington reporter for National Public Radio. He has twice won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for investigative reporting.

Email: jgreenberg@politifact.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Jon Greenberg

Half-True

Trump has murky views on health care

Pants on Fire!

Researchers say only a third of that

True

That was then. This is now.

Half-True

Many releases ordered by the courts

False

No evidence of any official policies in place

Mostly True

Many are in for sneaking over the border

Recent stories from Jon Greenberg

Fact-checking Donald Trump, Rick Perry ahead of the first GOP debate

Donald Trump leads the field of Republican presidential candidates coming into the Aug. 6 Fox News debate, prompting several of his competitors to fire up their attacks in Sunday show interviews. 

Fact-checking the Aug. 2 news shows

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump phoned in four interviews as other Republicans in the presidential race turned up their attacks. 

Fact-checking the July 26 Sunday shows

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joins Donald Trump in attacking Hillary Clinton's personal email practices as secretary of state — while Rick Perry and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., go after Trump.

Rand Paul attacks Hillary Clinton's use of personal email on Fox News Sunday

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., goes after Hillary Clinton's personal email scandal as other GOP contenders attack Donald Trump.

PunditFact previews the July 26 Sunday shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

Were Donald Trump, John Cornyn 'draft dodgers'?

In 2014, we found no substance to a claim John Cornyn dodged the draft.   Did Donald Trump dodge? PolitiFact just lofted a jump ball.   SEE THE TRUMP STORY HERE. SEE THE CHECK PER JOHN CORNYN HERE.   NEW: See our story showing tweets from the 2015 global fact-checking summit in London, HERE.

Was Trump a 'draft dodger'?

The Republican presidential candidate's disparaging remarks about Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., have renewed questions about Trump's Vietnam draft record.

Was Trump a 'draft dodger'?

The Republican presidential candidate's disparaging remarks about Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., have renewed questions about Trump's Vietnam draft record.

PunditFact previews the July 19 Sunday shows

Every Friday, PunditFact gives you the first look at guests on the Sunday news shows. On Sunday, we see if what they said is true. You can read how they fared here or weekly in the Daily Beast.

How do Barack Obama's criminal justice claims stack up?

As part of his agenda to reform the U.S. criminal justice system, President Barack Obama made some data-driven claims in a speech at the NAACP's national convention.