This week’s fact-checking video by CNN’s Jake Tapper looks at a fanciful story that President Donald Trump tells about President Barack Obama’s last scheduled meeting with the Philippines president.
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.
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.
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.
The estimated cost of the Republican tax plan would not be the “largest tax cut in history” as a percentage of gross domestic product or in inflation-adjusted dollars, as CNN’s Jake Tapper explains in our latest fact-checking collaboration.
Republican plans to eliminate or modify federal tax deductions for state and local taxes have sparked criticism from lawmakers from states that would be largely affected. Who uses the deduction and how would changing it affect them? We’ll take a look at the facts.
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.
Will the Republican tax plan be the “largest tax cut in history,” as the Trump administration has repeatedly said? That’s still unknown. But past tax cuts have been larger than cost estimates of the GOP plan.