In our final wrap-up of repeated claims for 2016, the president and president-elect rehash familiar talking points.
In a radio interview with WHYY’s NewsWorks in Philadelphia, FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely talks about the recent announcement that FactCheck.org will work with Facebook to combat fake news on the popular social media site.
Q: Did Mike Pence call Michelle Obama “the most vulgar first lady we’ve ever had”?
A: No. That is a made-up quote and story from a self-described “news/satire” website.
We look back at some of the more questionable science-related claims from 2016 on topics such as climate change, Zika, GMOs, marijuana and the human mind.
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Donald Trump again dominates our annual review of political falsehoods.
Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has made some questionable claims related to global warming, fracking and the Clean Power Plan.
On his so-called “victory tour,” President-elect Donald Trump has been repeating some inaccurate talking points that we’ve flagged before.