Viewing Month: August 2020

Kamala Harris Is Eligible to Serve as President

August 11, 2020 /

Quick Take Kamala Harris, former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate, is eligible to serve as U.S. president, contrary to the false claims of viral…

Republican Group Selectively Edits Biden Tax Remark

August 7, 2020 /

A Republican group’s TV ad uses an out-of-context video clip of Joe Biden saying if he is elected president, “your taxes are going to be…

Video Using Trump’s State of the Union Address Wasn’t ‘Banned’

August 7, 2020 /

Quick Take A viral video on Facebook claims to show a “campaign ad” for President Donald Trump that was “banned” by Facebook. There’s no evidence…

Dueling Trump, Biden Claims on COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution

August 7, 2020 /

As scientists work to find a safe vaccine for COVID-19, President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, have made competing claims about the…

Voting by Mail in the Swing States

August 7, 2020 /

President Donald Trump has repeatedly attacked mail-in voting as “fraudulent” and “corrupt,” even going so far to suggest it might be a reason to postpone…

Trump Ad Features Edited, Out-of-Context Biden Photos

August 6, 2020 /

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has released an ad that features edited and out-of-context photos to illustrate Joe Biden “hiding” in his basement rather than…

False Ad About Biden’s VP Pick

August 5, 2020 /

A Republican TV ad targeted at Latino voters in large cities falsely claimed that Joe Biden “promised his party an African American Vice President. Not…