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FactChecking Trump’s News Conference

President Donald Trump offered his spin on the first weeks of his administration, and made some familiar false claims, during his Feb. 16 press conference.

Video: Obama’s SCOTUS Nominees

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.”

Trump Spins Flynn Facts

President Donald Trump has been spinning the facts about Michael Flynn’s resignation Feb. 14 as national security advisor.

No Evidence of Busing Voters to N.H.

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller doubled down on President Trump’s unsupported claim that thousands of voters were bused in from Massachusetts to vote illegally in New Hampshire.

Groundhog Friday

It’s a health care edition of Groundhog Friday, featuring repeated claims from Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz.

Cruz’s Obamacare Whopper

Sen. Ted Cruz claimed that “Obamacare is discouraging people from going to medical school.” Actually, medical school applicants and enrollees are at an all-time high.

No Evidence Sanctuary Cities ‘Breed Crime’

In a pre-Super Bowl interview on Fox, President Donald Trump claimed sanctuary cities “breed crime.” But limited research on the effect of such policies has found no evidence that they lead to overall increases in crime rates.