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AP FACT CHECK: Trump didn't set records on clean air in US


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is getting his facts wrong when it comes to clean air in the U.S.

In remarks Wednesday with Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, he insisted the U.S. has the "cleanest air in the world" and is "setting records environmentally." That's not the case. The Obama administration set the records for clean air in 2016, and air quality under Trump has worsened since then.

A look at Trump's claims during his trip to Europe, also the protests in London and his predictions about Brexit:

TRUMP: "We have the cleanest air in the world in the United States, and...

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