A compendium of the top false and misleading claims by the Democratic presidential candidate.
Hillary Clinton said that she “read” that Donald Trump “said he wants to … abolish the VA.” But Clinton distorted the facts, as CNN’s Jake Tapper explains in this week’s fact-checking video.
Republican front-runner Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed, for months, that premiums under the Affordable Care Act are “going up 35, 45, 55 percent.” Trump cherry-picks insurers’ rate increases on the ACA marketplaces.
Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton said, “I don’t know where [Bernie Sanders] was when I was trying to get health care in ’93 and ’94.” Sanders cosponsored a single-payer health insurance bill in 1993, and Clinton thanked him for his work on the issue that year.
The Clinton campaign has made a series of misleading attacks on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ health care plan, saying he wants to “dismantle Medicare” and private insurance and that he would turn over “your and my health insurance to governors.” Not exactly.
In his latest video as part of our fact-checking partnership, CNN’s Jake Tapper highlights four claims we wrote about from President Obama’s final State of the Union to the nation.