Fact Watch

Political leaders and government officials like to make dramatic statements. Are they telling the truth?

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. Christine Lagarde .'

Half-True

If women worked as much as men, would US GDP jump 5 percent?

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. Amy Klobuchar .'

Mostly True

Amy Klobuchar: Number, rate of children without insurance rises

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Donald Trump

False

Donald Trump's false claim about the cost of illegal immigration

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. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez .'

False

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrong on scale of Pentagon accounting errors

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. Nancy  Pelosi .'

False

Nancy Pelosi wrong on legal debate over attorney general Matthew Whitaker

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Donald Trump

False

Donald Trump falsely says family separations were Obama policy

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. Sarah  Huckabee Sanders .'

Mostly True

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Obama's Border Patrol used tear gas once a month. Is that true?

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. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez .'

False

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrong about spending in Georgia race

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. Steve Daines .'

Mostly False

Sanctuary jurisdictions 'violate the laws of our nation'? That's Mostly False