GOP report paints different picture
"During the (Benghazi) attack, a stand-down order was given, and our troops were told to change their clothes four times."
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 30th, 2016
Gavel goes down, cameras go off
Says "Paul Ryan shut off the C-SPAN cameras when the Democrats started their sit-in."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, June 27th, 2016
Vietnam War had no direct effect on college costs
"Tuition-free public universities and colleges are just a pipe dream. False. They were both free up until the Vietnam War."
— Politifact National on Friday, June 10th, 2016
We have 5 years of records; Trump paid taxes in 3
"The only two (Donald Trump tax returns) we have show that he hasn't paid a penny in taxes."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
Closer by the minute
Since January 2015, the "majority of our" Austin City Council "meetings have extended past 10 p.m." and "many of our meetings have gone past midnight."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, February 15th, 2016
Includes some serious logical flaws
"When (Ronald) Reagan came in, from 1978 to 1982, economic growth averaged less than 1 percent a year. There’s only one other four-year period where that’s true. That’s true from 2008 to 2012."
— Politifact National on Friday, September 25th, 2015
Unions played a much bigger role
"Unions did not create" the eight-hour work day and the 40-hour work week. "Henry Ford did."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
Mostly False + Mostly False = Mostly False
Says Russ Feingold cast the "deciding vote" for the "largest tax increase" in history
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, August 31st, 2015
The comparison is strained
Says Bill Clinton "gave a speech in 1996 about Iraq having WMDs" and said "we needed a regime change," even though everyone blamed those things on George W. Bush.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
Who has the final word?
The Supreme Court "can’t overrule the other two" branches of government.
— Politifact National on Friday, May 29th, 2015
Percentage points vs percentage
"We had the biggest drop of the rate of unemployment (in) all but 4 states."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, May 10th, 2015
No hard evidence for that
Says Howard Zinn, "an anti-American Marxist," wrote "the most popular textbook that's taught in our high schools in America."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
Secret memo is highly contested
"In the early 1980s, Sen. Edward Kennedy secretly offered to help Soviet leaders counter the Reagan administration’s position on nuclear disarmament."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, April 12th, 2015
Annual demonstrations, not a holiday
"Here, we have Thanksgiving, we have Christmas, we have the 4th of July. Every year in Iran, they celebrate Death to America day."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, March 13th, 2015
Vast majority share last name
"A married couple that" use the same last name "is rarer and rarer in our country."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, February 13th, 2015
"The reason we even have colleges is that at some point there were politicians who said, ‘You know what? We should start colleges.’ "
— Politifact National on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
Images don't tell whole story
"In 1913, it was legal to mail children."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
Claim overstates the impact
"The U.S. Constitution owes its notion of democracy to the Iroquois Tribes."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
No evidence that she did more than express concern
"I fought 38 Studios from the beginning."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Let's go to the video
"Not even old Gen. Eisenhower … saluted military personnel" as president.
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014