Greenberg

Jon Greenberg is a staff writer with PolitiFact. He was part of the PolitiFact team during the 2012 presidential election and was one of the fact-checkers who launched PunditFact in 2013. 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.

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Jon Greenberg

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Finds patterns where none exist

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He said the target was Russia, not the campaign

Recent stories from Jon Greenberg

Informants, infiltration and spying: Some definitions in the FBI investigation of team Trump

The words informant, infiltration and spying have been thrown around freely. We talked to the people who know what they mean.

One year into Mueller probe, a review of attacks and key questions

It’s been one year to the day since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate  "any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump." So who’s on Mueller’s team? What has he done -- publicly, at least -- during his first year? What limits does Mueller face in investigating the president? And what tools can Trump use to stymie Mueller’s probe?

Can Robert Mueller subpoena Donald Trump? A look at the legal precedents

Is being president enough to stymie a subpoena? There’s some historical precedent, but no exact fit legally.

Trump withdraws U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal. Here’s what you need to know

President Donald Trump announced the United States would exit a nuclear pact with Iran and re-impose sanctions on Tehran, saying the Obama-era deal failed to contain the regime’s nuclear ambitions and regional meddling.

The $130,000 Stormy Daniels payoff: Was it a campaign expenditure?

The public disclosure that Donald Trump repaid his lawyer for the hush money given to Stormy Daniels adds another twist to a steamy narrative. Does it spell new legal troubles? We asked a number of experts.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's interview on Fox & Friends

Donald Trump made several comments in his interview on Fox & Friends that required more context.

Is North Korea ready to scrap its nuclear weapons?

Multiple reports say North Korea is willing to put denuclearization on the table. But is that more than a shift in tone?

Fact-checking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony

We asked a variety of tech watchers to assess Zuckerberg's accuracy. They noted some important omissions.

Fact-check: Donald Trump’s defense of Scott Pruitt’s rent, security, EPA record

Donald Trump defended EPA chief Scott Pruitt. He got three key facts wrong.

Oklahoma teacher pay dispute: Does cost of living make a difference?

There's a simple way to compare teacher pay from state to state based on cost of living differences. It's misleading, economists say.