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Nothing Untoward About Counting Ballots After Election Day

October 29, 2020 /

In recent days, President Donald Trump has repeatedly and baselessly suggested that counting mail-in ballots after Election Day will result in fraud. The president, who…

FactChecking Trump’s ‘Super V’ Recovery

October 29, 2020 /

President Donald Trump has been boasting for weeks of a “super V” economic recovery. But figures released today show an economy still far from fully…

Revived Political Post Falsely Attributed, Again, to Clint Eastwood

October 29, 2020 /

Quick Take Facebook users falsely claim a post critical of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was written by actor Clint Eastwood. A nearly identical post…

Viral Posts Take Biden Quote on Voter Fraud Out of Context

October 29, 2020 /

Quick Take Social media posts shared by Eric Trump and Fox News host Jeanine Pirro take a quote by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden out…

Trump’s Misleading Attacks on Biden Over Fracking

October 29, 2020 /

President Donald Trump and his allies continue to ignore Joe Biden’s written plan to only prohibit permits for new oil and gas drilling on federal…

Trump Baselessly Suggests COVID-19 Deaths Inflated for Profit

October 29, 2020 /

During a campaign rally in Wisconsin, President Donald Trump questioned the reported numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the U.S. by describing a purported…

In Pennsylvania Rallies, Trump Distorts Voting Issues

October 27, 2020 /

In the swing state of Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump repeatedly rattled off false and misleading claims about ballots and voting in arguing to his supporters…

Biden’s Dubious Plan to Pay for Free State College

October 27, 2020 /

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has twice botched a talking point on an already dubious claim that his proposal for a minimum corporate tax would…

Misleading Messages on Gasoline Prices

October 27, 2020 /

Quick Take Eric Trump misleadingly claimed on social media that gasoline was $5 per gallon “under O’Biden,” but “unbelievably good” during his father’s administration. The…

Biden Hasn’t Suspended In-Person Campaigning

October 26, 2020 /

Quick Take A false claim on social media suggests former Vice President Joe Biden has stopped all in-person campaigning until the election. He has plans…