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Double-Counting Growth
May 24th, 2017, 03:14 PM

The president's budget counts on economic growth to reach a balance, but his tax cut plan also relies on that growth to remain revenue-neutral. Tax and budget experts say that's double-counting the same money.

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Hollywood Strike Hoax
May 24th, 2017, 03:14 PM

Q: Did Hollywood celebrities threaten to strike until President Donald Trump resigns? A: No. That story was made up by a “HYBRID site of news and satire.” FULL QUESTION Are […]

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Gingrich Spreads Conspiracy Theory
May 22nd, 2017, 03:14 PM

Newt Gingrich claimed that a Democratic National Committee staffer “apparently was assassinated” after "having given WikiLeaks something like ... 53,000 [DNC] emails and 17,000 attachments.” But there's no evidence for his claim.

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May 20: Obesity, Opioids, Russia Probe
May 20th, 2017, 03:14 PM
Video: Trump vs. Comey
May 19th, 2017, 03:14 PM

In this video, we look at the conflicting accounts of what was said at private meetings between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey in which they discussed the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign.

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Can Opioid Addiction Be Cured?
May 19th, 2017, 03:14 PM

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price made two claims about opioid addiction that are contradicted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which is part of the department Price heads.

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Bogus Bald Eagle Executive Order
May 19th, 2017, 03:14 PM

Q: Did President Trump sign an executive order making it legal to hunt bald eagles? A: No. That bogus story was published by a fake news website. FULL QUESTION Did […]

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Special Counsel Q&A
May 19th, 2017, 03:14 PM

On May 17, the Justice Department announced the appointment of former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III as special counsel to investigate any possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government's efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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Clinton Cargo Raid Didn’t Happen
May 18th, 2017, 03:14 PM

Q: Were refugees, weapons and drugs found on a Clinton Foundation cargo ship? A: No. That is yet another story from a prolific satirical website. FULL QUESTION Did a Clinton Foundation […]

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Trump vs. Comey
May 17th, 2017, 03:14 PM

The president and the former FBI director have offered conflicting accounts of private conversations that they had about the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign.

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