This scorecard shows the ratings for statements made on air by CNN personalities and their pundit guests. Rulings do not include statements made on air by politicians or paid spokespeople.
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No, not in their league
"Trump is as destructive a person in this century as Hitler, Stalin, and Mao were in the last century. He may be responsible for many more million deaths than they were."
on Monday, August 26th, 2019
They support a different approach
"Fifty percent of Republicans are in favor of Medicare for All."
on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
CBO didn't exist in 1964
"I remember years ago looking at a CBO report that in 1964 predicted that Medicare would cost $9 billion 10 years later. And I think it was already over $100 billion at that point."
— PolitiFact Georgia
on Monday, March 20th, 2017
Trend supported by federal data
African-Americans don't use drugs at a higher level than whites but "wind up going to prison six times more."
on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
Baby, we don't "beliebe" it
Says Donald Trump's conversion to pro-life beliefs are akin to Justin Bieber's, who said in the past that abortion "was no big deal to him."
on Friday, February 5th, 2016
Surveys say, this one goes down in flames
"Donald Trump is appealing as much to Democrats as he is to Republicans."
on Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Is South the HIV/AIDS epicenter?
HIV/AIDS is "dramatically on the rise in the U.S. South."
— PolitiFact Georgia
on Monday, October 19th, 2015
Polls show public interest holds steady
Says history suggests sports will "quickly subsume a lot of the attention span of the country" in the presidential primary.
on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
No national poll shows this
Says Donald Trump’s polling numbers show that he’s "the highest with Hispanics that any Republican has ever been."
on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
His family fled to another part of the Roman Empire
"Jesus was an undocumented immigrant."
on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
An 'anomaly' among economic peers
"There are actually only 30 countries that practice birthright citizenship."
on Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
Not the data we found
"We know from ... the federal data, that they only stop or apprehend one out of four illegal people crossing our border."
on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
All we have is a three-month window
Says Hillary Clinton's "campaign hasn't been clear about when she wiped her server of her work emails."
on Sunday, July 12th, 2015
Money, like Trump, has been shifting to the right
Says Donald Trump has "given more money to Democratic candidates than Republican candidates."
on Thursday, July 9th, 2015
Hinges on definition of developed
"The United States doesn’t have the highest murder rate among developed countries. You look at Russia, you look at Brazil, those are countries that have 3 to 5 times higher murder rates than what we have here in the United States."
on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
No one can remember it be lowered
The Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina statehouse "must fly at a height of 30 feet. Any changes -- taken down, or even at half-staff, if that can be done -- must be passed by a supermajority of the General Assembly."
on Sunday, June 21st, 2015
Not a crime by itself
"For most black people in the history of this country … it was illegal to pass as a white person. You were actually put in jail if you tried to pass."
on Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Not the case for most Muslim countries
"In Muslim countries, under the Sharia, there is a death penalty for blaspheming Mohammad."
on Thursday, June 11th, 2015
A fair observation
"Fox News barely covered (the Duggar family) scandal until Megyn Kelly was able to secure this interview."
on Friday, June 5th, 2015
Gates point was that low rates don't mean an economic boom
The "highest economic growth decade was the 1960s. Income tax rates were 90 percent."
on Sunday, May 17th, 2015