Donald Trump was off base with his claim that Mexico does not have a birthright citizenship policy like the U.S. Although the two countries use different terminology, the two policies are actually very similar.
FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely discussed the first Republican presidential primary debate in an Aug. 7 interview with WCBS radio host Wayne Cabot.
Donald Trump denied that he had ever called female adversaries some of the words Fox News host Megyn Kelly listed at the first GOP debate — “fat pigs, dogs, slobs and disgusting animals.” In fact, he has used all of those terms.
Two Republican presidential candidates claim the so-called “birther” movement originated with the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2008. Some of her ardent supporters pushed the theory, but there is no evidence Clinton or her campaign had anything to do with it.