Tag: Trump’s

Revisiting Trump’s Wiretap Tweets

CNN’s report that federal investigators “wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort” has prompted some readers to ask why we don’t “correct” our March 6 article “Examining Trump’s Wiretap Claim.” Simply put, there is nothing to correct at this time. Let’s…

Video: Trump’s Job Boast

In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org highlight a claim that President Donald Trump made about the nation’s job growth. During his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, the president took credit for “creating job growth…

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…

Trump’s Tax Plan and ‘the Rich’

In promoting his plan to overhaul of the nation’s tax system, President Donald Trump claimed “the rich will not be gaining at all with this plan.” But the tax proposal his administration outlined in April would heavily benefit high-income taxpayers,…

Will Trump’s Wall Stop Drug Smuggling?

President Donald Trump says that his proposed wall along the Mexico border “will stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country.” We cannot predict the future, but the fact is that most illicit drugs pass undetected through legal…

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.…

Video: Trump’s Charlottesville Revisionism

In this fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org examine the comments that President Donald Trump made to supporters in Arizona about the violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. At an event in Phoenix on Aug. 22, Trump blamed the “dishonest” news…