Q: Were two U.S. senators charged with trying to impeach President Donald Trump under false pretenses?
A: No. That story originated on a prolific satire website.
Q: Did House Speaker Paul Ryan say “22 million Americans choose to be poor, so it’s their own problem if they can’t afford to be healthy”?
A: No. That fake quote comes from a satirical news story.
As part of our efforts to combat fake news, we’ve compiled a list of websites that we know have carried fake or satirical articles. We will continue to update this list with more sites as we write about them.
Q: Did White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer say President Donald Trump has the “legal ability and right to cancel and disband” the Supreme Court?
A: No. That’s a made-up quote from a satirical story.
Q: Did the Supreme Court rule that immigrants living in the U.S. illegally can’t sue anyone if they feel they’ve been mistreated?
A: No. That claim was made in a bogus story published on satirical and fake news websites.
Q: Did President Donald Trump shut down a service dog training program for veterans?
A: No. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center ended its contract with the program and told us that the president was not a factor.