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Trump’s Private Lawyer Won’t Cost Taxpayers
June 23rd, 2017, 04:44 PM

Q: Is President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz, “costing taxpayers $10,000 per hour” for his services during the Russia investigation? A: No. That claim comes from a baseless story on […]

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Video: Trump and Coal Jobs
June 23rd, 2017, 04:44 PM

In this week's fact-checking video, CNN's Jake Tapper discusses President Donald Trump's remarks at his June 21 Iowa rally about coal mining jobs.

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FactChecking Trump’s Iowa Rally
June 22nd, 2017, 04:44 PM

The 2020 presidential campaign is more than 1,200 days away, but President Donald Trump held yet another Make America Great Again rally -- this time in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. And, as he did in past campaign speeches, Trump spoke for a long time and reeled off numerous false and misleading claims.

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Pelosi’s Partisan Pick on Jobs Analysis
June 22nd, 2017, 04:44 PM

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi cites research from two partisan groups to claim that the Republican health care bill would result in the loss of 1.8 million jobs by 2022. But a recent independent study put the expected job loss at 413,000 by that year.

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Trump Official Wrong About Warming, Again
June 21st, 2017, 04:44 PM

In an interview on CNBC, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said carbon dioxide is not "the primary control knob" for the Earth's temperature and climate. But scientists say it's "extremely likely" that human activity -- primarily CO2 emissions -- is the main cause of global warming.

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A Bogus Kellyanne Conway Quote
June 21st, 2017, 04:44 PM

Q: Did Kellyanne Conway say liberal women hate her because of her “striking beauty and intellect”? A: There’s no evidence she did. That claim comes from a website that warns […]

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False Maxine Waters ‘Meetings’ Statistic
June 20th, 2017, 04:44 PM

Q: Has Rep. Maxine Waters attended only “10 percent of congressional meetings for 35 years”?  A: No. That claim was made in a blog post that cited an inaccurate comment on Reddit. […]

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Trump’s Lawyer Spins Russia Facts
June 20th, 2017, 04:44 PM

Jay Sekulow, an attorney on President Donald Trump's legal team, made the rounds of the Sunday shows to talk about the Russia investigation. But he glossed over relevant facts in defense of his client.

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Trump Didn’t Bill the Obamas
June 19th, 2017, 04:44 PM

Q: Did President Donald Trump send Barack Obama a bill for his “vacation scam”? A: No. That bogus claim comes from a “satirical publication.” FULL QUESTION Did President Trump send […]

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FactChecking Trump on Coal Jobs
June 19th, 2017, 04:44 PM

FactCheck.org Deputy Managing Editor Robert Farley discusses President Donald Trump's misleading boast that the opening of a new coal mine in Pennsylvania is proof that his administration is “putting the miners back to work.”

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