Tag: Boast

Video: Trump’s Job Boast

In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org highlight a claim that President Donald Trump made about the nation’s job growth. During his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, the president took credit for “creating job growth…

Trump Misfires on Nuclear Weapons Boast

A day after he threatened North Korea with “fire and fury,” President Donald Trump distorted the facts when he boasted that his “first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal” and “it is now far stronger…

Trump’s Border Boast

Boasting about a decline in apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border on his watch, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that border apprehensions “didn’t go down” under “past administrations.” Actually, they declined in 10 of the last 16 fiscal years. Before Trump…

Trump’s Job Boast

At an Oval Office ceremony, President Donald Trump boasted that Charter Communications “has just committed to investing $ 25 billion” and creating 20,000 jobs in the U.S. — the latest example of companies, he said, that are investing in the…