Trump’s Dubious $4,000 Claim

Would American households really see an average income increase of $ 4,000 a year if President Donald Trump succeeds in cutting the corporate income tax? Don’t count on it. This claim is dubious at best. Consider this simple arithmetic: There…

No Arrests for California Wildfire

Q: Was an “illegal alien” arrested for starting the wildfires that have ravaged northern California? A: No. The arrest was not related to the wildfires. FULL ANSWER Rumors about the fires that have ravaged northern California’s wine region are spreading…

Groundhog Friday: Trump Edition

President Donald Trump repeated some misleading claims this week as he made the rounds on conservative radio talk shows, delivered a speech to a conservative group and held a press conference with the Senate Republican leader. So, we decided for this…

Trump Misleads on Insurer Profits

President Donald Trump has claimed that under the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies have “taken advantage of this country” and “made a fortune,” which he “stopped” by ending payments for cost-sharing subsidies on the ACA marketplaces. That’s misleading, at best,…

Video Backs Wilson, Not Kelly

Rep. Frederica Wilson said that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly got the facts wrong when he said that Wilson took credit for getting the funding for an FBI office in Miramar, Florida. The evidence supports Wilson. South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel…

Video: FactChecking Virginia Race

In a segment that appeared on NBC4 in Washington, D.C., FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely discusses TV ads in the Virginia governor’s race that criticize Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam for his role on a state economic development board. The ads say Northam…