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  • FACT CHECK: 'Puerto Rico Was An Incredible, Unsung Success'? September 12, 2018
    With Hurricane Florence approaching the Carolinas, President Trump claimed the federal hurricane response in Puerto Rico last year was "the best job we did." New estimates put the death toll at 3,000.
    Tamara Keith
  • FACT CHECK: Who Gets Credit For The Booming U.S. Economy? September 12, 2018
    President Trump and former President Obama both claim credit for the economy. Democrats argue that Trump inherited an economy that was already strong, while Republicans insist he turned it around.
    Scott Horsley
  • The Anatomy Of Trump's Midterm Campaign Stump Speech August 24, 2018
    President Trump is campaigning heavily to boost GOP candidates in the midterm elections, speaking at rallies nearly every week. NPR reporters and editors annotated his 2018 campaign message.
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  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump wrong on FBI limits in Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings September 20, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump wrong on FBI limits in Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings As the Senate Judiciary Committee moves to assess the allegations of sexual assault during Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s high school years, President Donald Trump dismissed a role for the FBI. When a reporter asked if he would ask […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump wrong about Puerto Rico death toll from Hurricane Maria September 18, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump wrong about Puerto Rico death toll from Hurricane Maria As Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas, President Donald Trump stirred a tweetstorm of his own creation by continuing to deride an estimated death toll from two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico last year. He said the count of Puerto Ricans killed by […]
  • Donald Trump - Puerto Rico's power grid was weak, not dead, before hurricanes September 13, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Puerto Rico's power grid was weak, not dead, before hurricanes As Hurricane Florence approached, President Donald Trump relied on his track record to assure the public his administration is ready. "I think that Puerto Rico was an incredible, unsung success," Trump told reporters on Sept. 11. Puerto Rico recovered full […]

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  • Mike Pence - Mike Pence accurately cites ICE arrest, deportation data for 2017 July 25, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Mike Pence accurately cites ICE arrest, deportation data for 2017 Vice President Mike Pence countered Democratic attacks of an immigration agency by highlighting the agency’s enforcement success. Some Democrats have called for restructuring or abolishing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, claiming it tears apart families and that it has lost […]
  • Mike Pence - Record low unemployment in the Philly area? Pence is right, with some needed context July 23, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Record low unemployment in the Philly area? Pence is right, with some needed context Vice President Mike Pence is in Philadelphia on Monday to speak about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and attend a fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Lou Barletta. Protesters are expected to greet him, as […]
  • Mike Pence - Is Mike Pence right that religion is gaining new life in US? May 16, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Is Mike Pence right that religion is gaining new life in US?   Speaking at a commencement ceremony at Hillsdale College in Michigan, Vice President Mike Pence told the graduates that religion in the United States is going strong. "The percentage of Americans who live out their religion on a […]

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