Tag: Evidence

No Evidence Linking Vegas Shooter to Antifa

Stories claiming that the Las Vegas shooter was linked to antifa, a loosely organized group of anti-fascist activists, are proliferating online. But his purported links to antifa are either false, fabricated or unsubstantiated. Authorities have identified Stephen Craig Paddock, 64,…

Scientific Evidence and the EU Court

A controversial European Union court decision about vaccines raises two interesting scientific questions: How do scientists decide whether vaccines can cause conditions such as autism or multiple sclerosis? And how certain can they be when they make their conclusions? Recently news outlets…

Still No Evidence, Mr. President

There is still no evidence to support President Donald Trump’s tweets accusing President Barack Obama of illegally “tapping my phones in October” during the “very sacred election process.” In a March 22 interview with Time magazine’s Michael Scherer, Trump said “new…

No Evidence Jobs Data was ‘Manipulated’

President Donald Trump’s chief budget officer claimed — without any evidence — that “the Obama administration was manipulating the numbers” to make the nation’s unemployment rate “look smaller.” Asked for evidence, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer also offered none.…

No Evidence of Busing Voters to N.H.

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller doubled down on President Trump’s unsupported claim that thousands of voters were bused in from Massachusetts to vote illegally in New Hampshire. Despite multiple prods from ABC “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos to provide…

‘What Evidence Do You Have?’

It’s a simple question, one that we ask candidates, campaigns and political committees all the time: “What evidence do you have?” We almost always get an answer. But that has not been the case with Donald Trump’s campaign, which typically…