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  • BREAKING: Michael Cohen gets 3 years for cases involving Stormy Daniels, lying to Congress about Trump’s Russia tower December 12, 2018
    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to 3 years after pleading guilty to nine federal charges stemming from his failure to report millions of dollars in income and making secret payments to women who claimed they had affairs with Trump. Cohen had also pleaded guilty to a separate charge […]
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  • The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 12/12/2018 December 12, 2018
    The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Claim by Chuck Schumer: Denied that he caused the government shutdown the last time. FactCheck.org rating: False FactChecking the Trump-Pelosi-Schumer Scuffle Claim by Nancy […]
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  • Daily Source Bias Check: Mercola December 12, 2018
    CONSPIRACY-PSEUDOSCIENCE Sources in the Conspiracy-Pseudoscience category may publish unverifiable information that is not always supported by evidence. These sources may be untrustworthy for credible/verifiable information, therefore fact checking and further investigation is recommended on a per article basis when obtaining information from these sources. See all Conspiracy-Pseudoscience sources. Factual Reporting: LOW County: USA World Press Freedom Rank: […]
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RSS Truth-o-Meter: Articles

  • Fact-checking Trump, Pelosi and Schumer’s White House fight over the border wall, shutdown December 11, 2018
    President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another. While all three leaders said they wanted border security, there was clearly no consensus over how much money they would set aside for Trump’s […]
  • 2018 Lie of the Year Readers’ Poll results December 11, 2018
    President Donald Trump’s campaign comments about a caravan of immigrants has won the reader competition for most significant falsehood of 2018. His false statement: "The Democrats want to invite caravan after caravan of illegal aliens into our country. And they want to sign them up for free health care, free welfare, free education, and for […]
  • A look back at Lie of the Year, 2009 to 2017 December 11, 2018
    PolitiFact awards the Lie of the Year to the most significant falsehood or exaggeration of the past 12 months. Here’s a look back at the past nine years of "winners." 2017: Russian election interference is a 'made-up story' President Donald Trump repeatedly insisted that Russia did not interfere in the U.S. elections of 2016. In […]

RSS Truth-O-Meter: Statements

  • Christine Lagarde - If women worked as much as men, would US GDP jump 5 percent? December 12, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | If women worked as much as men, would US GDP jump 5 percent? Most economist agree that hefty tax cuts and more government spending have –– at least in the short run –– boosted America’s economy. Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, said policy makers have another lever […]
  • Amy Klobuchar - Amy Klobuchar: Number, rate of children without insurance rises December 5, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Amy Klobuchar: Number, rate of children without insurance rises The uninsurance rate is one of the main barometers for how the country is doing on health care. In that vein, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., sounded the alarm. "After a decade of progress, the rate of uninsured children is now […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump's false claim about the cost of illegal immigration December 5, 2018
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump's false claim about the cost of illegal immigration In a renewed effort to get Democrats to approve money for his border wall, President Donald Trump claimed that the border wall would quickly pay itself using a simple concept. Trump had originally promised that Mexico would pay for the […]

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