Smith Wrong About NSF Funding

The head of the House science committee falsely claimed the National Science Foundation funds “more than twice as many graduate students in the social and behavioral sciences as in computer science, mathematics or material science.” In fact, 21.5 percent of…

Sham Sharia Stories

Q: Is Sharia law now in effect in Utah and other U.S. states? A: No. Two stories circulating online falsely claim that various American courts have instituted Sharia. FULL ANSWER Two bogus stories being shared on Facebook claim that Sharia…

Video: Misleading Tax Plan Claims

This fact-checking video from CNN’s Jake Tapper covers inaccurate claims made by a high-ranking Democrat and Republican about the GOP bills overhauling the U.S. tax system. House Democratic Leader Nancy misled viewers when she said the Republican tax plans will…

Trump’s Claims Don’t Add Up

Summary In touting Republican tax bills, President Donald Trump made several claims that don’t add up. The nation’s real gross domestic product grew 4.6 percent and 5.2 percent in the third and fourth quarters of 2014, respectively. But Trump falsely said…

Michael Flynn’s Russia Timeline

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI, the U.S. Special Counsel’s Office announced on Dec. 1. In his plea agreement, Flynn admitted he lied to FBI agents about two discussions he…