After the conclusion of the Republican National Convention, FactCheck.org Managing Editor Lori Robertson discusses Donald Trump’s speech on the BBC World Service’s “Newsday.”
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Donald Trump said he “recommended” that the Republican National Convention be held in Ohio. But Trump announced his campaign for president nearly one year after Cleveland was selected.
President Barack Obama said there have been “huge drops in the murder rates” in cities like New York, Los Angeles and Dallas. Donald Trump said “violent crime has increased in cities across America.” Which is it? We’ll score this one for Obama.
Here is our latest edition of Groundhog Friday, a feature highlighting false or misleading claims that politicians have repeated. This week’s installment includes a claim that President Obama went on an international “apology tour” for the U.S.