The COVID-19 Recession Officially Ended Before Biden Took Office

October 18, 2021 /

The recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic officially lasted just two months and ended in April 2020. But Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wrongly credited President…

Trump’s Final Numbers

October 8, 2021 /

Summary The statistics for the entirety of Donald Trump’s time in office are nearly all compiled. As we did for his predecessor four years ago,…

Q&A on Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine-or-Test Rule

September 10, 2021 /

On Sept. 9, President Joe Biden announced a six-point plan to increase vaccinations against COVID-19 and slow the spread of the delta variant of the…

FactChecking Biden’s Statements About Afghanistan

August 20, 2021 /

Since the Taliban seized control of the Afghanistan capital Kabul on Aug. 15, President Joe Biden has delivered speeches and given interviews to defend his…

Timeline of U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan

August 17, 2021 /

The blame game has begun over who lost Afghanistan. The fact is, President Joe Biden and his predecessor, Donald Trump, were both eager to withdraw…

Misinformation About Face Masks

August 13, 2021 /

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a raging — sometimes ill-informed — debate over the effectiveness of face masks as protection against…

Video: Irish Professor Makes Unfounded Claims About Long-Term Effects of mRNA Vaccines

August 10, 2021 /

Our latest video with Univision Noticias addresses baseless claims made by an Irish professor about the long-term effects of the mRNA vaccines. The mRNA vaccines…

House GOP’s Misplaced Blame for Rising Homicides

July 7, 2021 /

On Twitter, the House Republican Conference posted an image of rising homicide rates in seven cities with this bit of misleading commentary: “Welcome to President…

Rudy Giuliani’s Bogus Election Fraud Claims

June 24, 2021 /

A New York court suspended former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s law license in that state for making “demonstrably false and misleading statements” about…

Video: Texas Doctor Spreads False Claims About Moderna, Pfizer Vaccines

June 23, 2021 /

In this video, FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias team up to debunk false claims made by a Texas doctor about the two mRNA vaccines authorized for…