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Trump’s Rare Apology

Sen. Bernie Sanders wrongly said President Donald Trump has never apologized for his comments on the “Access Hollywood” tape in which he bragged about sexually inappropriate behavior. Trump did apologize at the time for his comments in a press release,…

Trump’s False Black Home Ownership Claim

President Donald Trump made the false claim that “black home ownership just hit the highest level it has ever been in the history of our country.” That’s not remotely accurate. The National Association of Realtors referred us to the Census Bureau,…

Video: Trump’s Criticism of FBI

In this week’s fact-checking segment, CNN’s Jake Tapper looks at President Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton “lied many times to the FBI and nothing happened to her” — suggesting Clinton was treated differently than his former national security adviser…

Trump’s Claims Don’t Add Up

Summary In touting Republican tax bills, President Donald Trump made several claims that don’t add up. The nation’s real gross domestic product grew 4.6 percent and 5.2 percent in the third and fourth quarters of 2014, respectively. But Trump falsely said…

Video: Trump’s Fanciful Plane Tale

This week’s fact-checking video by CNN’s Jake Tapper looks at a fanciful story that President Donald Trump tells about President Barack Obama’s last scheduled meeting with the Philippines president. In Manila at the tail end of a 12-day Asian trip,…

FactChecking Trump’s Business Boasts

As President Donald Trump listed the accomplishments of his trip to Asia, one example remains a mystery. “Vietnam is ordering at least $ 12 billion worth of Boeings. And I think they were going a different route. But now they’re going…

Trump’s Bizarre Plane Story

President Donald Trump left a false impression that a plane carrying former President Barack Obama “came close but it didn’t land” in the Philippines due to poor relations between the countries. Obama did have a strained relationship with current Philippine…

Trump’s Dubious $4,000 Claim

Would American households really see an average income increase of $ 4,000 a year if President Donald Trump succeeds in cutting the corporate income tax? Don’t count on it. This claim is dubious at best. Consider this simple arithmetic: There…