In an effort to hold politicians accountable, repeatedly, for reiterating the same false claims, over and over again, we launch Groundhog Friday, an occasional wrap-up of recent repeats.
Stories by FactCheck.org
As CNN’s Jake Tapper explains in the following video, there is no evidence that Hillary Clinton or her campaign started rumors during the 2008 presidential race that Barack Obama was not born in the United States.
This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper, with the help of FactCheck.org, fact-checks Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s claim that “you can’t do any research about” marijuana because it’s a Schedule I drug. That’s false.
In his foreign policy speech, Donald Trump claimed ISIS “is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” But an expert on Libya’s oil operations told us there’s no evidence that the Islamic State is producing or selling oil out of that country.
Hooray for us! FactCheck.org again has been awarded the Webby for best Political Blog/Website. The announcement was made April 26 by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.