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Trump Misleads on High U.S. Drug Costs
October 19th, 2017, 04:08 PM

It's true, as President Trump says, that branded prescription drugs are generally cheaper outside the U.S. But he distorts the facts when he says, "as usual, the world is taking advantage of us."

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Cruz on Social Security as a ‘Ponzi Scheme’
October 19th, 2017, 04:08 PM

In a televised debate on taxes, Sen. Ted Cruz denied that he ever called Social Security a "Ponzi scheme." But in a 2011 interview, Cruz gave the definition of a "Ponzi scheme" and said, "That is exactly how Social Security operates."

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Video: FactChecking Virginia Race
October 18th, 2017, 04:08 PM

In a segment that appeared on NBC4 in Washington, D.C., FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely discusses TV ads in the Virginia governor's race that criticize Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam for his role on a state economic development board.

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Trump Exaggerates ‘Small Business’ Tax Cuts
October 18th, 2017, 04:08 PM

President Donald Trump exaggerates when he describes a reduction in the top marginal rate for pass-through business income as a boost to small businesses and truckers.

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San Juan Mayor Wasn’t Impeached
October 18th, 2017, 04:08 PM

Q: Has Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, been impeached? A: No. That claim was made by a self-described “satirical publication.” FULL ANSWER San Juan Mayor […]

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Seahawks Players Didn’t Burn Flag
October 17th, 2017, 04:08 PM

Q: Did players for the Seattle Seahawks burn the American flag? A: No. A widely circulated picture was altered to make it look that way. FULL QUESTION Seattle Seahawks — […]

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Health Insurance, Harvey Weinstein and Taxes
October 14th, 2017, 04:08 PM
Trump on Iran’s ‘Multiple Violations’
October 13th, 2017, 04:08 PM

In refusing to certify the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump said Iran "has committed multiple violations of the agreement." But that's not the finding of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Trump Muddles Economic Indicators
October 13th, 2017, 04:08 PM

In a news interview and a speech in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump misleadingly suggested that rising stock value could reduce the national debt.

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Video: Trump Blames Corker for Iran Deal
October 13th, 2017, 04:08 PM

CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org deconstruct President Donald Trump’s misleading claim that Sen. Bob Corker was “largely responsible" for the Iran nuclear deal.

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