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The 2017 fiscal year was very good for FactCheck.org. The enthusiasm for fact-based reporting and holding politicians accountable had never been greater. We received a record amount of individual donations — 1,777 gifts totaling $ 201,311 — from our readers. We…

Trump’s Rare Apology

Sen. Bernie Sanders wrongly said President Donald Trump has never apologized for his comments on the “Access Hollywood” tape in which he bragged about sexually inappropriate behavior. Trump did apologize at the time for his comments in a press release,…

Conway’s Misguided Postmortem

In a Fox News interview, White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway wrongly claimed that “the Clinton Foundation doesn’t exist anymore.” Contributions to the Clinton Foundation declined in 2016, tax records show, but the charity is still very much operational. Conway made…