Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Donald Trump Donald Trump stated on September 24, 2020 in an executive order: “For example, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, my Administration implemented a program to provide any individual without health-insurance coverage access to necessary COVID‑19‑related testing and treatment.” Donald Trump stated on June 23, 2020 in a tweet: As of June 23, the COVID-19 death rate is “way down.” Donald Trump stated on January 30, 2020 in remarks at a public event in Des Moines: "Under three years of my administration, net farm income has already gone up nearly 50%." Donald Trump stated on March 24, 2020 in a campaign ad: Says Nancy Pelosi’s coronavirus bill includes “tax credits for solar and wind energy … retirement plans for community newspaper employees … $300 million for PBS … climate change studies” and more. Donald Trump stated on March 12, 2020 in a tweet: “During the 2009 swine flu outbreak, Biden made reckless comments unsupported by science & the experts. The Obama Admin had to clean up his mess & apologize for his ineptitude.” Donald Trump stated on January 14, 2020 in a public forum: “Very close to 160 million people are now working in the United States. Nobody's ever even come close to that number.” Donald Trump stated on January 14, 2020 in a campaign speech: Says Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani "was a designated terrorist by President Obama, who didn't do anything about it." Donald Trump stated on November 4, 2019 in a campaign email to Vermont media: "President Trump has lifted the prospect of voters across Vermont, overseeing a 11,742 decline of Vermont residents on food stamps." Donald Trump stated on August 13, 2019 in a speech: "From 2010 to 2017, natural gas production plummeted by nearly 70 percent in New York, but it soared almost 1,000 percent in Pennsylvania." Donald Trump stated on August 5, 2019 in a speech: "Last year, we prosecuted a record number of firearms offenses." Donald Trump stated on June 26, 2019 in a tweet from the Trump campaign: Says Cory Booker has accepted over $400,000 from the pharmaceutical industry during his political career. Donald Trump stated on May 16, 2019 in an immigration speech: "Only 12% of legal immigrants are selected based on skill or based on merit. In countries like Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and others, that number is closer to 60, and even 70 and 75% in some cases." Donald Trump stated on October 2, 2018 in a rally in Southaven, Miss.: Says Sen. Richard Blumenthal "lied about his service" in Vietnam. Donald Trump stated on October 1, 2018 in a White House press event: "Since NAFTA’s adoption, the United States racked up trade deficits totaling more than $2 trillion." Donald Trump stated on September 20, 2018 in an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity: Under the North American Free Trade Agreement, "we lost thousands of plants." Donald Trump stated on September 6, 2018 in a rally in Billings, Mont.: "When Abraham Lincoln made the Gettysburg Address speech, the great speech, do you know he was ridiculed? He was ridiculed." Donald Trump stated on June 19, 2018 in speech at the National Federation of Independent Businesses 75th Anniversary Celebration: "There's been a 1,700 percent increase in asylum claims over the last 10 years." Donald Trump stated on June 8, 2018 in a tweet: "Canada charges the U.S. a 270% tariff on Dairy Products! They didn’t tell you that, did they? Not fair to our farmers!" Donald Trump stated on June 7, 2018 in a tweet: "101 utilities cut rates, credit GOP tax cuts." Donald Trump stated on May 30, 2018 in a tweet: Rep. Dan Donovan "voted for Tax Cuts" Donald Trump stated on May 15, 2018 in a speech: "In 2016, an officer was assaulted in America on an average of every 10 minutes." Donald Trump stated on April 26, 2018 in an interview on "Fox & Friends": "Kanye (West) looks and he sees black unemployment at the lowest it’s been in the history of our country. He sees Hispanic unemployment at the lowest it’s been in the history of our country. He sees (women’s unemployment) the lowest it’s been in now almost 19 years." Donald Trump stated on April 9, 2018 in in a tweet: "When a car is sent to the United States from China, there is a Tariff to be paid of 2 1/2%. When a car is sent to China from the United States, there is a Tariff to be paid of 25%." Donald Trump stated on March 6, 2018 in in a press conference : Says the U.S. steel and aluminum industry is "a fraction of what it once was." Donald Trump stated on January 30, 2018 in the 2018 State of the Union address: Says one year later, "the coalition to defeat ISIS has liberated very close to 100 percent of the territory just recently held by these killers in Iraq and Syria." Donald Trump stated on January 30, 2018 in the State of the Union speech: "Since we passed tax cuts, over 3 million workers have gotten tax cut bonuses — many of them thousands and thousands of dollars." Donald Trump stated on January 8, 2018 in a tweet: "African American unemployment is the lowest ever recorded in our country. The Hispanic unemployment rate dropped a full point in the last year and is close to the lowest in recorded history. Dems did nothing for you but get your vote!" Donald Trump stated on December 6, 2017 in a cabinet meeting: "We’re … getting into the pool of the 100 million people that are not working. That pool is now coming back." Donald Trump stated on December 6, 2017 in remarks at the White House: The Jerusalem Embassy Act "passed Congress by an overwhelming bipartisan majority and was reaffirmed by a unanimous vote of the Senate only six months ago." Donald Trump stated on October 31, 2017 in a tweet: "Coal production up 7.8% in past year. Down 31.5% last 10 years. #endingwaroncoal."