AP FACT CHECK: Distortions from a week of wild disruption
October 4, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis Friday cut short the week's political arguing and even quieted his Twitter account for a time. But the wild presidential debate produced plenty of distortions in the campaign for the election a month away. Here's a review:
TRUMP: "We guaranteed preexisting conditions."
THE FACTS: That's not true. Protections for people with preexisting conditions are not guaranteed by Trump's recent executive order, even though the president has said that's "affirmed, signed, and done, so we can put that to rest."
If the Suprem...