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Report Resurrects Baseless Claim that Coronavirus Was Bioengineered

September 17, 2020 /

Quick Take A paper that has not been peer-reviewed reaches faulty conclusions to advance the unsubstantiated claim that the novel coronavirus was bioengineered in a…

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’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…

Q&A on Coronavirus Vaccines

September 4, 2020 /

In the more than eight months since the novel coronavirus emerged and then spread around the world, scientists across the globe have made rapid progress…

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…

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”…

Republican Convention Opening Night

August 25, 2020 /

Summary Speakers in the first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention engaged in political spin, particularly in making claims about Democratic presidential nominee Joe…