Tag: Economic

Trump Muddles Economic Indicators

In a news interview and a speech in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump misleadingly suggested that rising stock value could reduce the national debt. One budget expert told us that notion was “just silly.” In an interview with Sean Hannity of Fox…

Clinton’s Economic Speech

Two days after Donald Trump gave a major speech on economics in Detroit, Hillary Clinton came to Michigan to offer a rebuttal. We found that Clinton stretched the facts on a few points. Clinton said an independent economic analysis found…

FactChecking the Economic Speeches

FactCheck.org Deputy Managing Editor Robert Farley appears on WHYY’s “Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane” to discuss the economic speeches given this week by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. To read our coverage of the speeches,…

Trump’s Economic Speech, Clinton’s Emails

As part of our partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely discusses the facts about Donald Trump’s economic speech and Hillary Clinton’s emails. Click here to watch our report as it appeared on NBC 5 in Chicago.…

Trump’s Economic Speech

Donald Trump made several false and misleading statements in a speech at the Detroit Economic Club on Aug. 8: He distorted two quotes from Hillary Clinton in wrongly claiming she “wanted to raise taxes on the middle class.” The bottom 95 percent of…

Bill Clinton’s Economic Exaggerations

Former President Bill Clinton — who will be called upon to help revitalize the U.S. economy if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency — made two inaccurate economic claims in a recent speech in Kentucky: Clinton claimed that over the last 400…