Tag: Bogus

Puerto Rican Teamsters Stories are Bogus

Q: Did a Teamsters strike hinder aid efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria? A: No. Stories claiming so misrepresented an actual quote from an Air Force colonel. FULL QUESTION Did the Teamsters strike in Puerto Rico hinder the supplies…

Kobach’s Bogus ‘Proof’ of Voter Fraud

Kris Kobach, vice chairman of the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity, claims to have “proof” of voter fraud in New Hampshire that’s widespread enough to have swung a U.S. Senate election in favor of the Democrats. He doesn’t. Kobach’s proof?…

A Bogus Kellyanne Conway Quote

Q: Did Kellyanne Conway say liberal women hate her because of her “striking beauty and intellect”? A: There’s no evidence she did. That claim comes from a website that warns readers to rely on its information “at your own risk.”…

Bogus Bald Eagle Executive Order

Q: Did President Trump sign an executive order making it legal to hunt bald eagles? A: No. That bogus story was published by a fake news website. FULL QUESTION Did Trump OK hunting bald eagles? FULL ANSWER Don’t be fooled…

Bogus Visa Waiver Stories

Q: Did President Trump sign an executive order allowing foreign nationals from various countries to enter the U.S. without a visa? A: No. That bogus claim was made in a series of articles published by fake news websites.   FULL QUESTION…

Trump’s Bogus Terrorist Claim

At a military base in Florida, President Donald Trump complained that “radical Islamic” terrorist attacks are “not even being reported” by the “very, very dishonest press.” That’s nonsense. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer later revised Trump’s criticism of the…

Trump’s Bogus Voter Fraud Claims Revisited

President Donald Trump continues to claim — without any evidence — there was massive voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election. On Jan. 23, the new president told congressional leaders that between 3 million and 5 million illegal votes caused him…

Trump Sticks With Bogus Voter Fraud Claims

President-elect Donald Trump baselessly claimed that he “won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.” Even the author of the study upon which the claim is based doesn’t buy that. Trump also claimed there…

More Bogus Voter Fraud from Trump

Donald Trump falsely claimed that “John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, was quoted in WikiLeaks as saying, illegal immigrants could vote as long as they have their driver’s license.” Podesta said no such thing. Trump made the claim at a rally…

Trump’s Bogus Voter Fraud Claims

Donald Trump is citing unsubstantiated urban myths and a contested academic study to paint a false narrative about rampant voter fraud in the U.S. and the likelihood of a “rigged” election. Trump claimed “people that have died 10 years ago…