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Paul Cites Distortion to Argue ‘Two Sides’ in Election Fraud Debate

January 27, 2021 /

In calling for a “thorough investigation” into “election fraud,” Republican Sen. Rand Paul distorted the facts about a Wisconsin policy that was introduced by Republicans…

Video Misinterprets Fauci’s Comments on COVID-19 Vaccine

January 26, 2021 /

Quick Take A highly viewed Facebook video distorts a CNN interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci to falsely suggest that a COVID-19 vaccine authorized in the…

Paul Distorts CBO’s Estimate on Impact of $15 Minimum Wage

January 22, 2021 /

Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour would cause 1.3 million workers to become jobless in an average week in 2025, according to…

Missing Context on Claim About ‘Antifa.com’

January 22, 2021 /

Quick Take Social media posts point out that the web address antifa.com now redirects to the White House website. That’s true, but in need of…

Viral Video Makes False and Unsupported Claims About Vaccines

January 22, 2021 /

Quick Take A viral video makes a series of inaccurate and unfounded arguments for why people should not receive any vaccines, including those for COVID-19.…

Phony Trump Letter to Biden Circulating Online

January 22, 2021 /

Quick Take A fake letter purported to be the one left by former President Donald Trump for President Joe Biden has been circulating online. The…

Viral Meme Strips Context from Lawmakers’ Quotes on Protests

January 21, 2021 /

Quick Take A viral meme presents quotes from some Democratic lawmakers to misleadingly suggest they were advocating violence. They were supporting protests over various issues.…

Trump Left Biden a ‘Generous’ Note

January 21, 2021 /

Quick Take Former President Donald Trump left a note for President Joe Biden, contrary to a popular claim online suggesting that he did not. Biden…

False Claim of ‘No Flag’ Above White House

January 20, 2021 /

Quick Take Before President Joe Biden’s inauguration, social media users shared a false claim that there was no flag flying over the White House —…

FactChecking Biden’s Inaugural Address

January 20, 2021 /

Returning to a time when inaugural addresses promised unity and hope, but few facts, the newly sworn-in President Joe Biden delivered a traditional speech at his inauguration that…