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Trump’s Great Lakes Whoppers

Trump’s Great Lakes Whoppers

Falsely declaring that he has “always” been a supporter of the Great Lakes, President Donald Trump announced that he would fully fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative with $300 million, telling a Michigan crowd he would finally get done something they “have been trying to get for over 30 years.”

Meme Misleads on Russia Sanctions

Meme Misleads on Russia Sanctions

A social media post falsely claims that President Donald Trump “immediately dropped our sanctions against Russia” after his election.

Fake Elizabeth Warren Quote About Rape

Fake Elizabeth Warren Quote About Rape

For over two years, memes have been circulating with a picture of Sen. Elizabeth Warren next to a fake, Islamophobic quote condoning rape.

Trump’s Russia Investigation Repeats

Trump’s Russia Investigation Repeats

In his first extended interview since the completion of the special counsel probe, President Donald Trump repeated several false and misleading claims regarding the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Kentucky Governor Misguides on Chickenpox

Kentucky Governor Misguides on Chickenpox

In the midst of a chickenpox outbreak in his state, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said that he had not vaccinated any of his children against the disease, choosing instead to purposely expose his kids to an infected person to get the chickenpox — a practice that public health officials say is dangerous.

Dossier Not What ‘Started All of This’

Dossier Not What ‘Started All of This’

In an interview about the special counsel’s report, Rep. John Ratcliffe said that what “started all of this” was “a fake, phony dossier.” But a House Republican intelligence committee memo said it was information about a Trump campaign foreign policy adviser that sparked the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation.

Daylight Saving Time Spoof Story Not Real

Daylight Saving Time Spoof Story Not Real

A story satirizing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal has been turned into a meme that is circulating without a satire disclaimer. She did not say she wants to repeal daylight saving time because of climate change.

Conway’s Spin on Trump’s ‘Obstructive Conduct’

Conway’s Spin on Trump’s ‘Obstructive Conduct’

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway falsely claimed that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report concluded that President Donald Trump engaged in “no — quote — ‘obstructive conduct'” during the Russia investigation. Mueller’s report said it “does not exonerate” Trump of obstruction of justice.

Meme Uses Litter Photo to Spread Garbage

Meme Uses Litter Photo to Spread Garbage

A viral meme claims that environmentalists littered a California park on Earth Day, but the image is from a 2009 college football tailgate in Georgia.