Police still investigating
"An elderly British politician has been savagely beaten to a bloody pulp by a gang of anti-Trump protestors because he ‘welcomed’ the U.S. president to the United Kingdom."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Illicit guns only
"US representatives promise implement of UN gun-control plans"
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Projects underway aren't what Trump promised
"We’ve already started (the border wall). We started it in San Diego."
— Politifact California on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
It's silent on separations
"There’s actually a court order that prevents keeping the kids with the parents when you put the parents in jail."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, June 18th, 2018
It wasn't that much
A recent spending bill had at least "$1.6 billion in there ... for schools to give them an opportunity to secure them."
— Politifact National on Thursday, May 24th, 2018
The study he cites is up to considerable debate
A legal settlement that reined in Chicago police "resulted in approximately 236 additional victims killed and over 1,100 additional shootings in 2016 alone."
— Politifact Illinois on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Says of MS-13 gang members, "We are getting them out of our country by the thousands."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Claim greatly overstates limits on cooperation
"California won’t let law enforcement officers like you and your people transfer prisoners to ICE custody or even to communicate with ICE that you’re about to release them from your custody — people that ICE is looking for."
— Politifact California on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
Deutch uses faulty evidence
"Mass shootings went up 200 percent in the decade after the assault weapons ban expired."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, February 23rd, 2018
School shooting definition key
"In the rest of the world, there have been 18 school shootings in the last twenty years. In the U.S., there have been 18 school shootings since January 1."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Numbers are mixed; blame overstated
Says Paul Soglin took Madison backward -- "businesses have left and murders have gone up."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
Only for journalists
Mexico is "now rated the number one most dangerous country in the world."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
Coming down from a peak
In Milwaukee, "murder is up an astonishing 57 percent."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
Apples-oranges comparison; Missouri rate not 8%
Wisconsin's Lincoln Hills youth prison has a "66 percent recidivism rate," while "states like Missouri, that have more of a regional model -- 8 percent."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Alleged wrongdoing continued into 2016, 2017
Says Paul Manafort’s alleged crimes were "years ago, before Paul Manafort was part of the Trump campaign."
— Politifact National on Monday, October 30th, 2017
Numbers aren't right for rare events
"People who die from a home invasion make up a sad but minuscule .04% of all gun murders in the U.S. And over a third of them are killed by their own gun that the criminal has either stolen or wrestled from them."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
No national data to back his claim
"As of 2014, illegal aliens made up roughly 3.5 percent of our population, and committed over 10 percent of all murders."
— Politifact Florida on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
Commuted, didn't pardon
Says former President Barack Obama "pardoned a traitor who gave U.S. enemies state secrets, he also pardoned a terrorist who killed Americans."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
Claim distorts California's crime trends
"Crime has been getting worse since Jerry Brown was elected governor."
— Politifact California on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Crime in Philly is complicated
Preliminary murder rates in Philadelphia "will put the murder rate at the highest of this decade in the city."
— Politifact Pennsylvania on Monday, July 24th, 2017