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stated on November 26, 2023 in a video
U.S. manual for courts-martial has been recently amended to include civilians.
stated on November 28, 2023 in an event in Derry, N.H.
China “had the largest naval fleet in the world. They had 370 ships. They'll have 400 ships in two years. We won't even have 350 ships in two decades."
stated on November 26, 2023 in a speech at the Oxford Union
“In every single war that America has fought, we have never asked for land afterwards, except for enough to bury the Americans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for that freedom we went in for.”
stated on November 22, 2023 in an Instagram reel
Video shows a military chaplain praying, “Please get rid of Joe Biden and bring back the real president, Donald J. Trump.”
stated on November 7, 2023 in an event at a store in Manchester, N.H.
Looking at “American aid to other countries … the vast majority of it is military aid.”
stated on November 7, 2023 in an event in Manchester, N.H.
“We sell arms to 60% of the world's autocrats. We are the world's largest arms exporters."
stated on November 8, 2023 in the third Republican debate in Miami
“In 1992, this country made a promise to Ukraine. We said if you return nuclear missiles that were part of the old Soviet Union to Russia, and they invade you, we will protect you.”
stated on October 18, 2023 in a press gaggle in New Hampshire
"Russia has hypersonic missile capabilities ahead of that of the U.S.”
stated on October 10, 2023 in a TikTok post
“Thousands of U.S. troops make their way to Israel” in video.
stated on October 15, 2023 in a Facebook video
A video shows President Joe Biden invoking the Selective Service Act.
stated on October 10, 2023 in an Instagram post
Video shows U.S. Navy pilots arriving in Palestine.
stated on October 7, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
Este video muestra un "contraataque israelí" hacia Hamas en Gaza.
stated on October 4, 2023 in a Facebook post
“Trump controls U.S. military.”
stated on September 17, 2023 in a video
“Navy SEALs Save Missing Maui Children” who were padlocked in cages.
stated on August 23, 2023 in a Facebook post
“Military arrests FEMA Deputy Administrator Erik Hooks.”
stated on August 20, 2023 in an Instagram post
U.S. Navy SEALs rescued 807 children who were being kept as sex slaves on a barge in San Francisco Bay.
stated on August 9, 2023 in a Facebook post
Video shows military planes over Nashville "dispersing materials into the atmosphere" for geoengineering.
stated on July 14, 2023 in a radio interview
“You can work at some McDonald’s in this country for more money than … signing up for the military.”
stated on June 24, 2023 in a TikTok post
Joe Biden launched unarmed nuclear bombs as a “Russia threat.”
stated on June 11, 2023 in a Facebook video
Video showing someone in military gear outside a Georgia Waffle House proves that Donald Trump is president.
Fact-checking the third GOP presidential debate in Miami
By PolitiFact Staff • November 9, 2023
U.S. aid to Israel: What to know
By Louis Jacobson • October 18, 2023
The US may not have an Iron Dome, but the military is spending on this technology. Here’s how.
By Louis Jacobson • October 13, 2023
Politicians blame 'wokeism' for low military recruitment. The problem is more complex.
By Samantha Putterman • September 25, 2023
Experts say Ron DeSantis’ plan to send troops to the U.S.-Mexico border wouldn't lower fentanyl flow
By Marta Campabadal Graus • August 25, 2023
Cluster munitions, Ukraine and President Joe Biden: What to know
By Nuria Diaz Muñoz • July 11, 2023
Some GOP hopefuls want to honor Confederate Braxton Bragg with US base. Here's what to know.
By Louis Jacobson • June 16, 2023
Fact-checking Ron DeSantis' 2024 presidential campaign kickoff on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk
By Matthew Crowley • May 24, 2023
Did Ron DeSantis change his stance on Ukraine? If so, how much?
By Louis Jacobson • March 15, 2023
One year into Russia’s war in Ukraine: A look at U.S. aid, and why the U.S. is involved
By Louis Jacobson • February 23, 2023
Trump says he left Biden a perfect economy, but the facts say otherwise
By Matthew Crowley • November 16, 2022
Are we closer to nuclear Armageddon than any time since 1962, as Biden suggested?
By Madison Czopek • October 10, 2022
War crime prosecutions in the Russia-Ukraine war: What to expect
By Louis Jacobson • April 26, 2022
What are 'tactical' nuclear weapons? And what do they mean for Russia, Ukraine and the world?
By Louis Jacobson • April 19, 2022
Ask PolitiFact: What’s Ukraine’s history of trying to join NATO?
By Bill McCarthy • April 14, 2022
Russia, Ukraine, and the contested language of genocide
By Louis Jacobson • April 11, 2022
The facts behind the Russian, right-wing narratives claiming Hunter Biden funded biolabs in Ukraine
By Bill McCarthy • April 1, 2022
Could a strike by Russia on Poland trigger Article 5 and bring NATO into war?
By Louis Jacobson • March 14, 2022
The case for and against establishing a no-fly zone over Ukraine
By Louis Jacobson • March 7, 2022
As Russia invades Ukraine, misinformers exploit TikTok’s audio features to spread fake war footage
By Bill McCarthy • March 4, 2022
Latest promises about Military
Protect military personnel and veterans from deportation
End wars in Afghanistan and the Middle East
Rejoin Iran nuclear deal
Reverse the transgender military ban
End the defense sequester
Rebuild the U.S. Navy toward the goal of 350 ships
Rebuild the Marine Corps to 36 battalions
Provide the U.S. Air Force with 1,200 fighter aircraft
Increase the size of the U.S. Army to 540,000 active duty soldiers
Bring back waterboarding
Keep Guantanamo Bay Detention Center open
Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center
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