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AP FACT CHECK: The silent partner in Trump's boasts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a silent partner behind several of the accomplishments he likes to boast about: Barack Obama. Despite assailing his Democratic predecessor for waging a "cruel and heartless war on American energy," for...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's boasts, blasts and promises at rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted with abandon in launching his 2020 re-election campaign, overreached in excoriating his critics and promised progress on his border wall and health care that is improbable at best. In those...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's misfires on Iran, trade and that wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's reckoning, an Iran tamed by him no longer cries "death to America," the border wall with Mexico is proceeding apace, the estate tax has been lifted off the backs of farmers, the remains of U.S....

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit for Obama's gains for vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boastful on the occasion of Memorial Day, President Donald Trump and his Veterans Affairs secretary are claiming full credit for health care improvements that were underway before they took office. Trump said he passed a private-s...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and a tale of 2 sheets of paper

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held up and read from a sheet of paper in the Rose Garden this past week as he argued he's been hounded by investigators in the Russia probe for no reason. "Nearly 500 search warrants," says the page, from...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's miscues on trade and drug prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke this past week as if he's unaware that drug prices have gone up and tariffs came before him. His boast that the U.S. never collected a dime on goods from China until he imposed them marked a series of...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fog of misinformation on trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast a fog of misinformation over the U.S. trade dispute with China, floating inaccurate numbers and skewed economic theories as big tariffs kicked in on Chinese goods. At stake in the rupture is a trading...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sugar-coats a trade war with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump let loose with a morning round of tweets that sugar-coat the consequences of his trade war with China. Trump minimized the worth of China's purchases of U.S. goods and services, which support nearly 1...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Putin and the no-collusion chorus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "no-collusion" chorus sang loudly this past week, with President Donald Trump in full-throated roar and even Russian President Vladimir Putin chiming in. The upshot: substantial misrepresentations of what the special counsel's...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Unraveling the mystery of whether cows fart

WASHINGTON (AP) — Let's clear the air about cow farts. In the climate change debate, some policymakers seem to be bovine flatulence deniers. This became apparent in the fuss over the Green New Deal put forward by some liberal Democrats. More...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's torrent of twisted claims on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia keeps reverberating even with special counsel Robert Mueller's report now part of history. As much as President Donald Trump says he wants the United States to move on, he's found it hard to turn away himself, as seen in a...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump knew WikiLeaks until he didn't

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump knew WikiLeaks until he didn't. With his government seeking to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Trump is drawing a blank on a hacking organization he praised to the rafters during the 2016...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump camp suggests AG found illegal spying

WASHINGTON (AP) — With release of the special counsel's fuller report looming, President Donald Trump and his campaign are twisting the words of his attorney general and the facts of the Russia investigation. His 2020 campaign is telling supporters...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tortured flips on border, health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump beat a retreat on two fronts this past week, the border and health care, and offered tortured explanations both times. He got his family history wrong in a speech that also drew a link between wind power...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Mexico mirage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Giving himself credit for tough diplomacy, President Donald Trump is describing a burst of activity by Mexican authorities to keep Central American migrants from getting to the U.S. border. That's an apparent mirage as Trump retre...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's relentless drive to be given credit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's relentless drive to be given credit for all manner of things suffused his speech to Michigan supporters this past week. These efforts are largely familiar by now: He counts job gains from the Obama era as...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fabrications on autos, health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rallying in Michigan, President Donald Trump bragged Thursday night about a surging auto industry that isn't surging, a Republican rescue for health care that has yet to take shape, a "total" exoneration in the Russia...

 

AP FACT CHECK: McCain can't respond but his record speaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says John McCain failed his fellow veterans, stained public policy and took anti-Trump fake news to the FBI before the 2016 election. McCain can't respond but his record speaks. Trump misrepresented it, on...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames media for his McCain rant

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering a distorted account of John McCain's actions in the Russia investigation and trying to blame the media for making him talk about the late senator, despite plain-as-day evidence that he's...

 

AP FACT CHECK: O'Rourke on climate, Trump on 'no collusion'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O'Rourke opened his Democratic presidential campaign this past week with a call to action on global warming that misrepresented the science. From Iowa, he claimed scientists are united in believing the planet only has a...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts words in mouth of Manafort judge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Claiming an exoneration that was not given, a "very honored" President Donald Trump is putting words in the mouth of the judge who sentenced former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to nearly four years in prison. Trump is...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Undocumented GOP, Dem rhetoric on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The political fallout from President Donald Trump's push for his border wall is giving rise to overwrought rhetoric from Republicans and Democrats alike. Trump, as he has so often done, claimed progress on the wall that isn't...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Emergency declarations are not everyday steps

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to declare a national emergency to free up money for his border wall would be an extraordinary step, despite his statement that predecessors liberally used such power. The White House said Thursday...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says no more planes or cows under Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Let Democrats have their way, President Donald Trump suggested, and the United States will become a country without border security, airplanes or cows. Trump warned of a variety of dire consequences from the Democratic playbook...

 

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's speech exaggerates border peril

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump exaggerated perils at the border, flubbed food stamp numbers and the length of wars and told partial truths on drug prices in his State of the Union speech. Trump also celebrated a couple of workforce measur...

 

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