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The Facts on Trump’s Post-Election Legal Challenges

November 20, 2020 /

On Nov. 19, President Donald Trump’s legal team spouted a gusher of false and unfounded allegations of voter fraud at a 90-minute press conference. We…

Trump Misinformation on Georgia Ballot Rejections

November 20, 2020 /

The percentage of mail-in ballots rejected in Georgia due to signature issues this year was about the same as in the 2016 and 2018 general…

Meme Distorts Facts on Annual Death Statistics

November 20, 2020 /

Quick Take An image circulating on social media erroneously claims that the total number of deaths in the U.S. this year is significantly down compared…

Bogus Report Claims Philly Mob Boss Stuffed Ballot Boxes

November 20, 2020 /

Quick Take A dubious website claims without evidence that Philadelphia mob boss Joseph “Skinny Joey” Merlino stuffed ballot boxes for Joe Biden and the Democrats…

Paul Misleads on Natural Infection and COVID-19 Vaccines

November 19, 2020 /

In a tweet, Sen. Rand Paul misleadingly suggested that immunity from “[n]aturally acquired” COVID-19 was better than that from a vaccine. But it’s not known…

U.S. Army Didn’t Seize Election Servers in Germany

November 19, 2020 /

Quick Take A congressman and conservative news outlets are spreading the baseless claim that the U.S. Army seized an election software company’s server in Frankfurt,…

Loeffler-Warnock Runoff Starts with Attack Ads

November 19, 2020 /

About a week after Georgia’s special election headed to a runoff, Sen. Kelly Loeffler, a Republican, and Rev. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, both launched questionable…

Twisting the Facts on ‘Dirty Money’ in the Georgia Race

November 19, 2020 /

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff’s production company received payments from a Hong Kong media company and Al Jazeera for the rights to air investigative…

Opening Ads in the Perdue-Ossoff Runoff

November 19, 2020 /

In the first TV ads of the runoff campaign that could help decide the balance of the Senate, Republican Sen. David Perdue warned his opponent…

Rand Paul Baselessly Says Only Anti-Trump Protesters Arrested at MAGA March

November 19, 2020 /

In an appearance on Fox News, Sen. Rand Paul claimed without evidence that only counterprotesters were arrested at the Million MAGA March and its tumultuous…