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Trump Misleads on Insurer Profits

President Donald Trump has claimed that under the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies have “taken advantage of this country” and “made a fortune,” which he “stopped” by ending payments for cost-sharing subsidies on the ACA marketplaces. That’s misleading, at best,…

Trump Misleads on High U.S. Drug Costs

It’s true, as President Donald Trump says, that branded prescription drugs are generally cheaper outside the U.S. But he distorts the facts when he says, “as usual, the world is taking advantage of us.” Prescription drug pricing experts say Trump’s…

Fact-checking Trump and his team on taxes

Our partners at E.W. Scripps recently interviewed President Donald Trump and members of his administration about the tax plan Trump is supporting. Here are the facts behind some of their comments. President Donald Trump, when asked why he continues to…

Video: Trump Blames Corker for Iran Deal

CNN’s Jake Tapper, in the latest fact-checking video with FactCheck.org, deconstructs President Donald Trump’s misleading claim that Sen. Bob Corker was “largely responsible” for the Iran nuclear deal. Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, opposed…

Trump on Iran’s ‘Multiple Violations’

In refusing to certify the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump said Iran “has committed multiple violations of the agreement.” But that’s not the finding of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The IAEA has issued eight reports since the agreement…

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…

Trump Didn’t Change NFL Tax Status

Q: Did President Donald Trump revoke the National Football League’s status as a nonprofit organization? A: No. The NFL’s league office voluntarily gave up that status in 2015. FULL QUESTION Is this true? PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER STRIPPING NFL…

Trump Misleads on Corker

President Donald Trump misleadingly claimed Sen. Bob Corker “gave us the Iran Deal.” Corker, who opposed the nuclear deal with Iran negotiated by the Obama administration, helped craft a bipartisan bill that allowed the House and Senate to review the…

Trump Nixed Gun-Control Rule

Q: Did President Donald Trump repeal a rule that aims to block some people with mental disorders from buying guns? A: Yes. The Social Security Administration is no longer required to submit the names of certain mentally disabled beneficiaries to…