Indiana Gov. Mike Pence claimed his “common-sense Republican leadership” is responsible for record employment in his state. But Indiana’s job growth lags the national trend.
Donald Trump said he “recommended” that the Republican National Convention be held in Ohio. But Trump announced his campaign for president nearly one year after Cleveland was selected.
FactCheck.org Managing Editor Lori Robertson discusses some of the false and misleading claims made on the first day of the Republican National Convention, which focused on public safety.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says there is “no way that Melania Trump was plagiarizing Michelle Obama’s speech.” Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, called the allegation “absurd.”
President Obama said “it is easier for a teenager to buy a Glock than get his hands on a computer or even a book.” But the White House couldn’t provide anything more than anecdotal evidence to support his claim.