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DSCC Falsely Attacks Daines on Social Security

September 16, 2020 /

In a TV ad, a Democratic committee falsely claims Sen. Steve Daines of Montana is “pushing a plan” that could “end Social Security benefits by…

Trump’s Baseless Claim of Russian Support for Biden

September 15, 2020 /

In recent weeks, Trump administration officials have described attempts by Russia to undermine Joe Biden’s presidential campaign. Yet, contrary to official statements and actions by…

Trump Spins Quotes by/About Biden

September 14, 2020 /

In campaign rallies in Nevada, President Donald Trump twisted remarks made by Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and gave a disputed description of comments by…

Biden’s False Attacks on Trump’s Social Security ‘Plan’

September 11, 2020 /

A Biden campaign TV ad falsely claims that a government analysis of President Donald Trump’s “planned cuts to Social Security” shows that “if Trump gets…

Biden’s False Statement About the Trade Deficit

September 10, 2020 /

In a campaign speech in Warren, Michigan, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden falsely claimed that the United States’ trade deficit had “hit an all-time high”…

Trump’s Latest Bogus Talking Point on Voter Fraud

September 10, 2020 /

Nine states and the District of Columbia will mail ballots to about 44 million registered voters for the November election. Several of them have done…

Mnuchin Spins Pre-COVID Path to Debt Reduction

September 10, 2020 /

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office in January forecast rising debt for the rest of President Donald Trump’s presidency and beyond. Yet, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin…

Trump’s Deceptive Comparison of the Coronavirus to the Flu

September 9, 2020 /

A new book by journalist Bob Woodward shows that President Donald Trump sought to downplay the seriousness of the novel coronavirus despite the fact that…

Trump’s Bad Advice for Mail-In Voters

September 4, 2020 /

Elections officials and voting experts say President Donald Trump gave bad advice when he encouraged mail-in voters to show up at polling places on Election…

FactChecking Trump’s Fox News Interview

September 3, 2020 /

In an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham that aired over two days, President Donald Trump made several false, misleading and unsubstantiated claims: Trump falsely…