Final Night of the Republican Convention

August 28, 2020 /

Summary At the close of the Republican National Convention, the president distorted the facts on the economy, COVID-19, health care, the military, immigration, policing and…

Republican Convention Night 3

August 27, 2020 /

Summary Vice President Mike Pence and others twisted facts on the economy, some of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s positions and more: Pence claimed that…

Republican Convention Night 2

August 26, 2020 /

Summary On the second night of the Republican National Convention, we found: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow falsely claimed that Trump inherited a “stagnant”…

Democratic Convention Night 3

August 20, 2020 /

Summary It was another quiet night on the fact-checking front at the Democratic National Convention. We found former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton cited a dubious…

Democratic Convention Night 2

August 19, 2020 /

Summary It was another unconventional night for fact-checkers at the truncated Democratic National Convention that has been forced to go virtual because of the coronavirus…

Democratic Convention Opening Night

August 18, 2020 /

Summary Our major finding from the first night of the four-day 2020 Democratic National Convention is that it wasn’t accurate to call it a “convention”…