Tag: Speech

Trump’s U.N. Speech

Summary In his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, President Donald Trump reprised misleading talking points on everything from job growth to defense spending. We’ve written about variations of some of these claims numerous times, but since these comments…

FactChecking Trump’s Tax Speech

In a speech on changing the tax code, President Donald Trump offered some political spin on the facts. Trump claimed “anywhere from $ 3 trillion to $ 5 trillion” of profits are left overseas by U.S. companies to avoid U.S. taxes.…

FactChecking Trump’s Climate Speech

In announcing that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, a global accord aimed at addressing climate change, President Donald Trump made more than a few false and misleading claims: Trump said the U.S. would be exposed to “massive…