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Obama Misrepresents U.S. Gun Laws

Obama Misrepresents U.S. Gun Laws

In remarks at a technology conference in Brazil, former President Barack Obama misrepresented U.S. gun laws, claiming that “anybody can buy any weapon … without much, if any, regulation,” including “machine guns.”

Meme Puts Words in Eric Trump’s Mouth

Meme Puts Words in Eric Trump’s Mouth

A resurfaced meme claims, falsely, that Eric Trump said on Fox News that the “President should be able to choose Governors, Senators, and Congressmen.” The quotation appears to have originated on a Facebook page that calls its content “parody.”

Anti-Trump Protests in London Not ‘Fake News’

Anti-Trump Protests in London Not ‘Fake News’

President Donald Trump claimed not to have seen the large groups of anti-Trump protesters during his trip to the United Kingdom this week, and then falsely labeled media reports of those protests “fake news.”

Gillibrand Misleads on Trump’s Bump Stock Ban

Gillibrand Misleads on Trump’s Bump Stock Ban

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand claimed President Donald Trump failed to keep his promise after a mass shooting in Las Vegas to ban bump stocks. In fact, Trump has enacted a bump stock ban, which went into effect in March.