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President Donald Trump repeated several falsehoods about Ukraine, Russia and the impeachment inquiry during an interview on Fox & Friends.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman managed Ukraine policy for the White House National Security Council. What he saw doesn't line up with the Republican version of events.
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The conservative publication PJ Media says in a headline spreading virally on Facebook that the New York Times admitted a new allegation against Justice Brett Kavanaugh is "fake news," but that is misleading.
Sen. Ted Cruz took a minute after the third Democratic debate to criticize PolitiFact on Twitter for our previous fact-checking of Cruz's 2018 attacks on Beto O’Rourke. We thought it important to address his criticism.
A myth has persisted for decades that the United States could slow down hurricanes with nuclear bombs. President Donald Trump denied a report, based on anonymous sources, that he wanted to employ that strategy.
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