Latest Half-True Fact-checks on Donald Trump Donald Trump stated on October 23, 2023 in remarks at a rally in Derry, N.H.: “When I came into office, Iran had $70 billion in foreign exchange reserves. … By the time I left, they had nothing. They were broke.” Donald Trump stated on July 29, 2023 in a rally: The Trump administration “built nearly 500 miles of border wall.” Donald Trump stated on March 29, 2021 in a statement given to the press: Says Deborah Birx “traveled a great distance to see her family for Thanksgiving, only to have them call the police and turn her in. She then ... resigned.” Donald Trump stated on October 29, 2020 in a rally in Tampa, Fla.: “Nobody's ever seen a number like this… (33.1%) economic growth is four times greater than what the experts expected.” Donald Trump stated on September 29, 2020 in the first 2020 presidential debate: Says Joe Biden “passed a tax bill that gave us all these privileges for depreciation and for tax credits. We built a building, and we get tax credits like the hotel on Pennsylvania Ave.” Donald Trump stated on September 7, 2020 in a press conference: "Under Operation Warp Speed, we’ve pioneered groundbreaking therapies, reducing the fatality rate 85% since April.” Donald Trump stated on August 16, 2020 in a Wall Street Journal op-ed: “For the past three years, the state senator who represents Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco, has led a push to abolish single-family zoning in California.” Donald Trump stated on May 24, 2020 in a tweet: “Cases, numbers and deaths (of COVID-19) are going down all over the Country!” Donald Trump stated on May 19, 2020 in a speech: “On the Southern border, as you know, the wall is going up, it's going up very rapidly. We're at 182 miles.” Donald Trump stated on May 14, 2020 in an interview with Fox Business: Speaking about border apprehensions, said “We have some of the best numbers we've ever had. Southern border, the best numbers we've ever had.” Donald Trump stated on May 14, 2020 in a speech: “You have areas of Pennsylvania that are barely affected and [the governor wants] to keep them closed.” Donald Trump stated on April 23, 2020 in comments made during a White House media briefing on the coronavirus: “We’re also using a sterilization process ― some great equipment that will sterilize masks up to 20 times per mask. So that’s like ordering 20 times more masks.” Donald Trump stated on January 14, 2020 in a rally: Says Madison and Milwaukee County both carry sanctuary status for illegal immigrants and released undocumented immigrants who have committed multiple crimes including sexual assault of a child Donald Trump stated on March 14, 2020 in a news conference: Says that “over a 45-minute period that we had the press conference” on the coronavirus on March 13, 2020, the stock market set "an all-time record." Donald Trump stated on March 2, 2020 in a Tweet: Michael Bloomberg “did not poll well as mayor in handling crisis!” Donald Trump stated on February 4, 2020 in the State of the Union: “Under my administration, 7 million Americans have come off of food stamps, and 10 million people have been lifted off of welfare.” Donald Trump stated on February 4, 2020 in the State of the Union: “I have also overseen historic funding increases for high-quality child care, enabling 17 states to help more children, many of which have reduced or eliminated their waitlists altogether.” Donald Trump stated on February 4, 2020 in his State of the Union: “Over 130 legislators in this chamber have endorsed legislation that would bankrupt our nation by providing free taxpayer-funded health care to millions of illegal aliens, forcing taxpayers to subsidize free care for anyone in the world who unlawfully crosses our borders." Donald Trump stated on February 2, 2020 in an interview on Fox News: “Cory Booker and all these people couldn't get any of the things that (Michael) Bloomberg's getting now" with respect to DNC debate rules. Donald Trump stated on January 28, 2020 in comments at a campaign rally: "Earnings for the bottom 10% are rising faster than earnings for the top 10%.” Donald Trump stated on September 22, 2019 in a speech: "For the first time in history, most new hires of prime working age are minorities and women." Donald Trump stated on September 24, 2019 in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly: "80% of the world’s population lives in countries where religious liberty is in significant danger or even completely outlawed." Donald Trump stated on September 12, 2019 in a speech: The United States is "very energy independent." Donald Trump stated on August 4, 2019 in remarks in Morristown, N.J.: Asked what his administration would be doing about "the gun problem," said, "We have done much more than most administrations. … We’ve done, actually, a lot." Donald Trump stated on August 1, 2019 in a rally: "The homicide rate in Baltimore is significantly higher than El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala. ... I believe it’s higher than Afghanistan." Donald Trump stated on June 4, 2019 in a press conference in London: "I’ve had tremendous Republican support. I have a 90% — 94% approval rating, as of this morning, in the Republican Party. That’s an all-time record." Donald Trump stated on February 20, 2019 in a tweet: "We have just built this powerful Wall in New Mexico. Completed on January 30, 2019 — 47 days ahead of schedule!" Donald Trump stated on February 5, 2019 in a State of the Union Address: San Diego’s border barrier "almost completely ended illegal crossings." Donald Trump stated on January 19, 2019 in a speech: "One in three women is sexually assaulted on the dangerous journey north." Donald Trump stated on November 21, 2018 in a tweet: Just before Thanksgiving, oil was $54 a barrel, down from $82. "Thank you to Saudi Arabia."