The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Manuela Tobias
Recent stories from Manuela Tobias
The movie snatching hearts and Oscar nominations feels especially good when audiences learn it’s based on a true story. But how accurate is Green Book?
PolitiFact is fact-checking the State of the Union on Feb. 5, 2019.
When it became Sen. Michael Bennet's turn to speak on the Senate floor about the record-long government shutdown, the Colorado Democrat said he had had enough of criticism from Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. Bennet made several pointed claims about Cruz and his voting record, the deficit, China’s accomplishments in space, and the dim view most Americans have of Congress. Here's a fact-checked recap of Bennet's claims.
President Donald Trump is not the only presidential subject of scrutiny at PolitiFact. Just like we have been tracking Trump’s promises since the 2016 campaign, we also tallied eight years’ worth of President Barack Obama’s pledges.
PolitiFact’s Trump-O-Meter is tracking the progress of 102 promises Trump made on the campaign trail.
PolitiFact is fact-checking President Donald Trump's immigration address.
President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the need and effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another. Here’s a recap of what was said, fact-checked and with added context.
Trump touted the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement as the biggest trade deal ever. Here are the facts.
While there have been lots of problems in the vote counting, no judge or state office has proven fraud.
The clash between President Donald Trump and the media was summed up in a viral, misleading tweet. Here's what it shows and whether it was doctored.