Qiu

Linda Qiu

Staff writer

Linda Qiu is a PolitiFact staff writer based in Washington. She has previously written for PunditFact, National Geographic, and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Email: lqiu@politifact.com

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Linda Qiu

Half-True

Ethnically profiling not why Israel is good at counterterrorism

False

Trump stopped giving in 2008

True

96% from Mexico, South America

False

Deport them to 'work with them' to 'assess the situation'

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