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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's speech exaggerates border peril


February 7, 2019

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 measures that have little to do with him and almost everything to do with a growing population.

In her Democratic response to the speech, Stacey Abrams reflected a recent and misleading talking point by her party when she slammed the Trump administration for choosing to "cage children" at the border, ignoring a practice also employed by the Obama admi...

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