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The Facts on DACA

January 22, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Congress is trying to agree on a bipartisan plan on what to do about DACA, after the Trump administration announced a “wind-down” of the program on […]

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Trump’s False Claim About Mexico’s Violence

January 19, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Making a pitch for border wall funding, President Donald Trump falsely tweeted that Mexico is “now rated the number one most dangerous country in the world.” […]

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Video: Durbin’s ‘History’ of Distortions

January 19, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper examines efforts by Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and David Perdue to discredit Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin’s account of […]

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Trump Tweets Faulty Black Approval Claim

January 18, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] President Donald Trump’s approval ratings among African Americans have declined, not “doubled,” as the president claimed in a recent tweet. The source of Trump’s boast appears […]

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Durbin’s ‘History’ of Misrepresentations

January 18, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and David Perdue sought to discredit Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin’s account of President Trump using profanity to disparage African countries at an […]

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Trump’s Mistake on DACA

January 17, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] At an immigration meeting with members of Congress, President Donald Trump mistakenly said that foreign-born residents in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program “could be 40 […]

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What Did Trump Say at Immigration Meeting?

January 16, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] What exactly did President Donald Trump say at a Jan. 11 White House meeting on immigration? At the meeting, Lindsey Graham, a Republican, presented a bipartisan […]

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Trump’s Phony ‘Fake News’ Claims

January 16, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] President Donald Trump often dismisses news stories or media outlets that he doesn’t like as “fake news.” How often? A database of his public remarks contains […]

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Video: Trump’s Claim on Diversity Visas

January 15, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper reviews President Donald Trump’s bogus claim that other countries are abusing a U.S. immigration program to send the U.S. […]

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Pelosi Inflates Tax Cuts

January 12, 2018

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi claimed that the new tax law will provide “at least a $1.3 trillion tax break for corporations.” That’s misleading. It’s true […]

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