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President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP) President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP)

President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP)

Angie Drobnic Holan
By Angie Drobnic Holan September 27, 2019

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives has launched an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, for withholding aid to Ukraine while asking the government there to look into his political rival Joe Biden. Biden’s son Hunter was director of a Ukrainian energy company while the elder Biden served as vice president in the Obama administration. 

The following is a collection of PolitiFact’s ongoing coverage, which we will update as we research and report. 

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Fact-checking Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, and Ukraine


Monday, Sept. 23, 2019

Trump’s Ukraine call, a whistleblower and the Bidens: What we know, what we don’t 


Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019

How would an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump work?


Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019

Here's the readout of Donald Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

What the whistleblower law says about sharing complaints with Congress

Donald Trump said European nations have not put money into Ukraine. They have put in a lot


Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 

Read the declassified whistleblower complaint on Ukraine, Biden and Trump

Read the Inspector General's letter on the Ukraine whistleblower complaint

Donald Trump’s boasts about former Ukrainian prosecutor’s fairness ring false

Rudy Giuliani's role in Ukraine's investigation of Joe Biden


Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

Trump mentioned the ‘Crowdstrike’ conspiracy during his call with Ukraine. Here’s what that means

Trump said Democratic senators threatened Ukraine. That’s misleading

What are your questions about the Trump-Ukraine-Biden phone call? (a Google form to submit questions)


Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

Why Ukraine? How an Eastern European country triggered tumult in American politics

In context: Adam Schiff’s dramatized version of the Trump-Zelensky call


Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019

Donald Trump's false claim about a change in whistleblower rules

Adam Schiff's retelling of Donald Trump's phone call isn't treason


Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

9 things Donald Trump got wrong today on Ukraine, a whistleblower and the media

The inaccurate or unproven things Rudy Giuliani said about Ukraine on 'This Week'

Donald Trump's accusations about Hunter Biden and a payout from China: A closer look

No, Donald Trump could not seek a third term if impeachment trial failed


Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

Who is the ‘Ukraine gas exec’ playing golf with the Bidens in Trump’s Nickelback post?

Timeline: The Trump impeachment inquiry

Fact-checking Charlie Kirk’s misleading tweet about Democrats, Ukraine


Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

There's no evidence Schiff helped write the whistleblower complaint

Adam Schiff's false claim that 'we have not spoken directly with the whistleblower'


Monday, Oct. 7, 2019

The U.S. aid to Ukraine that Donald Trump froze, in one chart

Impeach a member of Congress? Over 200 years of history says no


Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

Ask PolitiFact: Answers to reader questions about the Trump impeachment inquiry, Hunter Biden

Trump claims a photo shows the Bidens playing golf with a Ukrainian company ‘boss.’ But it doesn’t


Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019

Johnson, Nixon, Clinton, Trump: 9 questions about impeachment

Donald Trump is wrong. Whistleblower account of Ukraine phone call was 'almost completely' right

Viral rumor about a Pelosi Ukrainian ‘legislative aide’ twists facts, exaggerates connection


Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019

Pelosi, Romney and Kerry don’t have sons working for companies linked to Ukraine


Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

Donald Trump ad misleads about Joe Biden, Ukraine and the prosecutor

Fact-checking claims about the whistleblower’s legal team

No, George Soros’s son isn’t married to Adam Schiff’s sister


Friday, Oct. 18, 2019

In context: Mick Mulvaney and quid pro quo

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Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

Donald Trump says impeachment is a 'coup.' That's Pants on Fire

Matt Gaetz misleads about Obama's Ukraine military aid record


Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

Graham wrong that House impeachment inquiry denies Trump 'due process'

Fox News analyst correct: Impeachment inquiry is following rules by questioning witnesses in private


Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2019

Limbaugh wrongly claims Republicans are being shut out of impeachment hearings

Who is Alexander Vindman?


Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

Nancy Pelosi overstates Republican gains in impeachment process

Rep. Tom Cole exaggerates limits on Republicans in impeachment process

Subpoenas vs. bills: What this CNN pundit got wrong


Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

Could Donald Trump be impeached, removed and run for re-election? It’s possible


Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

Rand Paul’s false equivalence about Trump, Biden on Ukraine

The impeachment inquiry: What to expect from public hearings and beyond

Social media posts misrepresent House Democrats’ rules for impeachment inquiry of Trump

Is outing the whistleblower only a crime if the inspector general does it?

No proof Biden or Kerry channeled U.S. aid for Ukraine to Burisma


Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

Who is George Kent?

Who is Ambassador William Taylor?


Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

Fact-checking Trump, Ukraine impeachment hearings, day 1

Fox News airs misleading graphics about Schiff, Taylor


Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

What is Congress doing besides impeachment?

Fact-checking impeachment witness William Taylor's claim about Russia treaty violations

Obama’s hot mic moment with Russian president in 2012 was unrelated to Ukrainian aid in 2014

Who is Marie Yovanovitch, the former ambassador to Ukraine removed by Trump?

What William Taylor, George Kent said when asked if Donald Trump’s phone call was impeachable


Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Impeachment and bribery: What you need to know

Trump inaccurately disparages Yovanovitch in Somalia, Ukraine

Viral post says Democrats spent $40 million on impeachment. That’s False

No, four Republicans did not vote to impeach President Trump

Fact-checking Tucker Carlson’s false claim about the testimony of former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine


Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

Who is Alexander Vindman? What to watch for in Tuesday impeachment testimony


Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

Fact-checking the Trump impeachment hearings: Vindman, Volker, Morrison and Williams

Who is Gordon Sondland? What to watch for in his impeachment inquiry testimony

Who is Kurt Volker? What to listen for in his impeachment testimony

Who is John Solomon? Here’s what we know about the journalist whose stories shaped the Ukraine saga

Donald Trump gets Ukraine phone memo timeline backwards

No evidence for Trump's claim that Pelosi, Schiff promised to impeach him before he took office


Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

Fact-checking the Gordon Sondland impeachment hearing about Trump, Ukraine

Fact-check: Donald Trump's claim he doesn’t know Gordon Sondland very well


Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019

No, Obama didn't fire all of Bush's politically-appointed ambassadors

Fiona Hill and conspiracy theories about Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know

Fact-check: Trump did not fire Alexander Vindman from the National Security Council for testifying against him


Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

Fact-checking Trump’s falsehoods on Fox & Friends about Ukraine, impeachment and Mueller report

Disinformation targets Republicans who criticize Trump or support the impeachment inquiry

Fact-check: No, Ukraine didn’t indict Burisma on Wednesday


Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019

6 key takeaways from the public impeachment hearings against Donald Trump


Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

Trump mischaracterizes Ukrainian president’s comments from new interview


Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

What we know about the Politico story at the heart of a Ukraine conspiracy theory

Fact-checking House Republicans’ impeachment report defending Trump on Ukraine


Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

Should Trump be impeached? What law professors said at the House hearing

No evidence Ukraine president helped Hillary Clinton, as GOP senator claimed


Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019

Did Trump’s freeze on Ukraine aid violate the Impoundment Control Act?

Fact-checking Donald Trump on libel law and prison


Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

7 questions about the Trump and Ukraine impeachment hearings, answered


Monday, Dec. 9, 2019

Ask PolitiFact: Does a video show Joe Biden confessing to bribery? No

Pants on Fire claim that Adam Schiff under investigation for Burisma ties


Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019

How the impeachment articles against Trump are similar to, and different from, Clinton and Nixon

GOP congressman says terrorists in Iraq had more due process rights than Trump. He’s wrong

Social posts falsely connect Trump’s impeachment to Biden’s dealings in Ukraine


Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019

Checking Ted Cruz on whether Ukraine 'blatantly interfered' in 2016 election

Would Donald Trump be the first president impeached without a cited crime?

No, this isn’t the whistleblower posing with Adam Schiff’s family


Monday, Dec. 16, 2019

10 things Donald Trump got wrong about impeachment in 2019, fact-checked


Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019

Trump repeats many falsehoods in letter to Pelosi about impeachment


Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019

What’s next after Trump’s impeachment?


Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019

Doug Collins repeats a false claim about Pelosi’s letter on impeachment

White House snubbed House’s document requests, Democrat says

The False claim comparing Jesus before Pontius Pilate and Trump's impeachment


Friday, Dec. 20, 2019

Did 104 Democrats vote for impeachment before the Ukraine letter? No. Sensenbrenner off the mark.


Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020

Hoax site falsely says Pelosi to resign if impeachment fails


Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

No, Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment pens didn’t cost $2,025 each

Was Nancy Pelosi’s son an executive for a Ukrainian gas company?

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020

All the president’s pundits: Meet Trump’s TV-ready impeachment defense team

In Senate trial, Pat Cipollone was wrong on GOP access to SCIF depositions

Yes, every past impeachment trial included witnesses. Baldwin hits mark with Trump-related claim

House did not impeach Trump for third time or for criticizing NFL

No, Adam Schiff didn’t pay witnesses to testify against President Trump

Friday Jan. 24, 2020

Pelosi still isn’t promising to resign if impeachment fails

Monday, Jan. 27, 2020

Trump falsely claims House Democrats never asked Bolton to testify

No, Trump cannot run two more times if the Senate does not convict him


Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Fact-checking the impeachment defense of Donald Trump

Schumer accurately says public supports calling witnesses in Senate impeachment trial

Trump lawyer Sekulow says Trump’s hold on Ukraine aid is like Obama with Egypt in 2013. He’s wrong.

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020

No evidence that Mike Pompeo has publicly defended Marie Yovanovitch


Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020

Sen. Rick Scott’s Iowa ad misleads about Joe Biden and prosecutor in Ukraine


Friday, Jan. 31, 2020

PolitiFact answers the Senate's impeachment questions

Monday, Feb. 3, 2020

Is Ukraine really still waiting on US aid? A small amount is still outstanding

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020

No, Casten did not call for Trump’s impeachment before Mueller report release


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