The big issue this week was the Republican presidential debates in Boulder, Colorado, and that’s the topic of the latest installment of our weekly fact-checking collaboration with 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 collaboration with FactCheck.org, CNN’s Jake Tapper discusses a new narrative Vice President Biden provided recently: that he told President Obama privately in 2011 that he should go ahead with the mission that ended up killing Osama bin Laden.
The subject of this week’s fact-checking collaboration with CNN’s Jake Tapper is Hillary Clinton’s comment that all of the government investigations into the terrorist attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi concluded that “nobody did anything wrong.”
Jake Tapper this week discusses Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina’s insistence that she has “seen the footage” of an abortion she vividly described during the second GOP debate.
This week, “State of the Union” anchor Jake Tapper discusses Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s recent claim that “people in the government knew that I was using a personal account.”
In the first video for CNN’s “State of the Union” and FactCheck.org’s new partnership, Jake Tapper discusses statements Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made about birthright citizenship.