As President Donald Trump listed the accomplishments of his trip to Asia, one example remains a mystery. “Vietnam is ordering at least $12 billion worth of Boeings,” he said. But there is no evidence of that.
Stories by Robert Farley
President Donald Trump left a false impression that a plane carrying former President Barack Obama “came close but it didn’t land” in the Philippines due to poor relations between the countries.
President Donald Trump criticized Sen. Chuck Schumer for helping to create the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program used by an Uzbekistan-born immigrant charged with killing eight people in New York City. We explain how the program works and Schumer’s role in creating it.
President Donald Trump described George Papadopoulos — a former foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign who has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents — as a “low-level volunteer.” He was, however, in contact with senior members of the Trump campaign about Russia.
There have been several instances in which Trump administration and campaign officials have made public statements about issues concerning Russia that turned out not to be true.
When it comes to litigation brought to the World Trade Organization for dispute resolution, the U.S. wins the vast majority of cases it brings, and it loses most of the cases brought against it. That’s generally how other countries fare before the WTO as well.
President Donald Trump says Democratic obstruction is the reason far fewer of his political nominees have been confirmed compared with his predecessors. But a group tracking the nominations says Trump is partly to blame for the lower numbers.
It’s true, as President Trump says, that branded prescription drugs are generally cheaper outside the U.S. But he distorts the facts when he says, “as usual, the world is taking advantage of us.”