Sen. Bernie Sanders said that President Barack “Obama’s nominations” to the Supreme Court “required 60 votes.” As CNN’s Jake Tapper explains in this fact-checking video, Obama’s Supreme Court nominees received 60 votes, but it wasn’t “required.”
State of the Union with Jake Tapper
CNN’s “State of the Union” and FactCheck.org launched a partnership in 2015 to produce online fact-checking videos. “State of the Union” anchor Jake Tapper will host the videos, which are based on FactCheck.org’s reporting on the candidates’ statements. Visit this page regularly for the latest video.
Our fact-checking collaboration with CNN’s Jake Tapper resumes this week with a video looking at bogus claims about voter fraud made by President Donald Trump and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
In this video, CNN’s Jake Tapper explains President-elect Donald Trump’s exaggerated claim that there are “probably 2 million” or “even 3 million” criminals living illegally in the U.S.
This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper examines an exaggerated claim that Hillary Clinton made in a TV ad about “cutting Russia’s nuclear arms” through a treaty signed when she was secretary of state.