Fact Watch

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

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Donald Trump

Mostly True

Fact-checking Trump's claim that Obama designated Iran's Soleimani a terrorist but did nothing

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. Elizabeth Warren .'

True

The Democratic debates’ biggest (electoral) losers, by the numbers

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Trump exaggerates spending on U.S. military rebuild

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. Islamic Republic News Agency .'

False

False image of missile strike on U.S. troops shared by Iran outlet

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. Bernie Sanders .'

False

Did Biden laud a Paul Ryan proposal to cut Social Security as Bernie Sanders’ campaign said?

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. Mike Pence .'

False

Mike Pence lacks evidence in claiming Soleimani helped 9/11 terrorists

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. Nikki Haley .'

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Nikki Haley’s Pants on Fire claim that top Democrats are mourning Soleimani

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. Joe Biden .'

Mostly False

Biden continues to recast his comments to Obama about bin Laden raid

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. Mike Pompeo .'

False

Pompeo falsely claims Trump did not say he’d go after Iranian cultural sites

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. @mooncult .'

False

A deceptively edited video of Joe Biden falsely suggests he made racist comment

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The Washington Post

The president said more false or misleading claims in 2019 as he did in 2017 and 2018 combined.

President Trump made 16,241 false or misleading claims in his first three years

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