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Nearly 10,000 COVID-19 Victims Died at Home

September 22, 2020 /

Quick Take Viral social media posts falsely claim that no one has died at home from COVID-19, implying that poor medical care contributed to the…

Trump’s False Statement About Counting Ballots in Pennsylvania

September 22, 2020 /

At a rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that a Pennsylvania court had permitted election officials “to take as long as…

Ginsburg Didn’t Tweet About Hillary Clinton

September 22, 2020 /

Quick Take An image of a bogus tweet supposedly from the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about Hillary Clinton began circulating after Ginsburg’s death.…

Biden’s False and Exaggerated Supreme Court Claims

September 21, 2020 /

In remarks following the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made several false and exaggerated claims while arguing that…

Biden’s Early Statements About the Coronavirus

September 21, 2020 /

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden have made competing claims about Biden’s early statements on the coronavirus. Following the disclosure of comments…

Trump Said ‘I Like Taking The Guns Early,’ Not Harris

September 21, 2020 /

Quick Take Facebook posts claim that Sen. Kamala Harris said, “I like taking the guns early.” She didn’t say that, but President Donald Trump did.…

FactChecking Biden’s Town Hall

September 18, 2020 /

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden answered questions from the public in a CNN town hall, but he got some facts wrong and misled on others:…

Trump Again Overstates Speed of COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

September 18, 2020 /

Contradicting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director and other government officials, President Donald Trump incorrectly said in a press briefing that a coronavirus…

Trump Again Overstates Speed of COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

September 18, 2020 /

Contradicting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director and other government officials, President Donald Trump incorrectly said in a press briefing that a coronavirus…

Posts Mislead on Biden’s Role in Social Security Taxes

September 18, 2020 /

Quick Take Posts on Facebook and Twitter suggest that former Vice President Joe Biden is responsible for taxes on Social Security, but those posts ignore…