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Video: Highlights of the VP Debate

October 8, 2020 /

In this video, we review some of the claims Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence made during the vice presidential debate on Oct.…

FactChecking the Vice Presidential Debate

October 8, 2020 /

Summary In the first and only vice presidential debate, Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence parroted many of the false and misleading claims…

Trump Campaign Aide’s Dubious Claim on Protecting the President

October 7, 2020 /

A senior adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign made the dubious claim that Trump was “probably the most protected person on Earth,” because his visitors…

Biden Bungles Clemency, Race Statistics

October 7, 2020 /

During an NBC News town hall, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden botched statistics about clemencies during the Obama administration and the size of the Black…

Trump’s COVID-19 Misinformation Since Testing Positive

October 6, 2020 /

Even after contracting the coronavirus and being hospitalized, President Donald Trump has continued to downplay the risks of COVID-19 and exaggerate the progress the U.S.…

Viral Post Overstates Effect of Trump’s Order on Preexisting Conditions

October 6, 2020 /

Quick Take A popular Facebook post asks why an order by President Donald Trump “PROTECTING PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS got almost zero coverage,” and suggests it’s wrong…

Viral Article Distorts Military’s Role in Vaccine Distribution

October 5, 2020 /

Quick Take The U.S. military may assist in the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, but it will not forcibly administer vaccines,…

Timeline of Contradictory Statements on Trump’s Health

October 5, 2020 /

Since President Donald Trump announced on Oct. 2 that he had tested positive for COVID-19, White House staff and the president’s physicians have provided confusing…

Viral Posts Don’t Give Full Picture of Mask Mandates in States

October 5, 2020 /

Quick Take Viral Facebook posts misleadingly claim that Florida, Georgia, Idaho, South Dakota and Tennessee have become “mask free.” None has a statewide mask mandate…

Chris Wallace Pictured With Clooney, Not Epstein

October 5, 2020 /

Quick Take A photo of Chris Wallace circulating on social media purports to show the Fox News anchor with Jeffrey Epstein. He was actually pictured…