Did Hillary Clinton commit perjury when she testified under oath before Congress about emails that she sent and received as secretary of state? That’s the subject of this week’s fact-checking video from CNN’s Jake Tapper.
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.
In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper takes a look at key public and private statements made by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the day of the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Benghazi and the days immediately following.
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.
As CNN’s Jake Tapper explains in the following video, there is no evidence that Hillary Clinton or her campaign started rumors during the 2008 presidential race that Barack Obama was not born in the United States.
This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper, with the help of FactCheck.org, fact-checks Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s claim that “you can’t do any research about” marijuana because it’s a Schedule I drug. That’s false.