Fact-checking 9 things Trump overstated, got wrong in his Cedar Rapids speech

President Donald Trump’s campaign-style rally speech Wednesday in Iowa bounced among topics like jobs, taxes, health insurance and the Paris climate agreement. Trump’s event in Cedar Rapids was his first in the state since his 2016 victory, and his first rally since April. He returned to his freeform method of addressing thousands of supporters, sometimes claiming executive achievements where there were none and decrying problems that don’t exist. Here’s some context for a few of his major talking points. "Right now, we are one of the highest-taxed nations in the world. Really, on a large-scale basis, we are the highest-taxed … >>More
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