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

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. Kellyanne Conway .'

Mostly False

Kellyanne Conway's Mostly False claim that GOP bill doesn't cut Medicaid

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. Barack Obama .'

Mostly True

Obama blasts GOP Senate bill as tax cut for the rich at health care’s expense

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Trump wrongly calls Mueller's staffers Clinton supporters, employees

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. Rick Perry .'

False

Rick Perry wrongly downplays human role in climate change

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. AntiNews.in .'

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It's fake news that the United States didn't land on the moon

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

White House tweet wrongly says Obamacare led to fewer insurance options

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. Bloggers .'

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Claim that Trump welcomes Jamaica as a U.S. territory is fake news

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Donald Trump tweet on 50% approval cherry-picks polling data

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. Karl Racine .'

Mostly True

Did Saudis spend money on Trump hotels? Yes

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. Ivanka Trump .'

True

Ivanka Trump right about role of 'skills gap' in unfilled jobs

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The Washington Post

Video: Two wrongs don’t make a right. The Republican spin on Obamacare premiums

Video: Two wrongs don’t make a right. The Republican spin on Obamacare premiums

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President Trump’s claim that MS-13 gang members are being deported ‘by the thousands’

President Trump’s claim that MS-13 gang members are being deported ‘by the thousands’

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Trump’s claim about the ‘catastrophe’ of Obamacare premiums increasing 204 percent in Alaska

Trump’s claim about the ‘catastrophe’ of Obamacare premiums increasing 204 percent in Alaska

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History Lesson: How the Democrats pushed Obamacare through the Senate

History Lesson: How the Democrats pushed Obamacare through the Senate

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Justice Alito’s misleading claim about sex offender rearrests

Justice Alito’s misleading claim about sex offender rearrests

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Pelosi’s claim that an estimated 1.8 million jobs will be lost through AHCA

Pelosi’s claim that an estimated 1.8 million jobs will be lost through AHCA

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Mitch McConnell on the health-care legislative process, 2010 vs. 2017

Mitch McConnell on the health-care legislative process, 2010 vs. 2017

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Video: Trump’s flip-flops on remarks in his 2015 campaign announcement speech

Video: Trump’s flip-flops on remarks in his 2015 campaign announcement speech

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The bogus claim that a map of crosshairs by Sarah Palin’s PAC incited Rep. Gabby Giffords’s shooting

The bogus claim that a map of crosshairs by Sarah Palin’s PAC incited Rep. Gabby Giffords’s shooting

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President Trump’s mangled ‘facts’ about Obamacare

President Trump’s mangled ‘facts’ about Obamacare

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