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Meme Makes Flawed Obama, Trump Comparison

Meme Makes Flawed Obama, Trump Comparison

Facebook users are recirculating an inaccurate meme from May that makes misleading economic comparisons between Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump. The meme includes inaccurate or selective information about Obama’s record on jobs and economic growth.

Video: Trump’s Claims on IG Report and Russia Investigation

Video: Trump’s Claims on IG Report and Russia Investigation

In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper looks at President Donald Trump’s claims, past and current, about the FBI’s now-concluded investigation into whether Trump campaign officials coordinated with Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. 

Trump Mocks Global Warming, Lowballs Sea Level Rise

Trump Mocks Global Warming, Lowballs Sea Level Rise

President Donald Trump mocked concerns about global warming, saying that oceans would rise just “[o]ne-eighth of an inch within the next 250 years.” Although he may have been joking, his figure is many times lower than scientific estimates.

Another Dubious Trump Attack on ‘Fake News’

Another Dubious Trump Attack on ‘Fake News’

President Trump accused CNN of manipulating video to make it appear that “massive crowds” protested his decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. But we couldn’t find any CNN video that had been manipulated in the ways Trump claimed, and the White House didn’t provide any evidence, either.

Meme Doctors Quote From Well-Known Satirist

Meme Doctors Quote From Well-Known Satirist

A popular social media meme alters the words of satirist Andy Borowitz. His statement, from 2016, was critical of now-President Donald Trump — not of Trump’s rival, Hillary Clinton.

Meme Misidentifies Impeachment Witness

Meme Misidentifies Impeachment Witness

A photo of a woman in Australia reacting to the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election has been misidentified as law professor Pamela Karlan, a Democratic witness during the House impeachment inquiry.

Trump Misleads Rallygoers on IG Report, Impeachment

Trump Misleads Rallygoers on IG Report, Impeachment

During his first campaign rally after Democrats announced two articles of impeachment and the Justice Department inspector general released a report on the FBI’s Russia investigation, President Donald Trump distorted the facts on both topics.

Viral Photos Don’t Show Impeachment Expert

Viral Photos Don’t Show Impeachment Expert

Widely shared posts on Facebook purport to show photos of law professor Pamela Karlan, who testified in support of President Donald Trump’s impeachment, dressed in pro-feminist attire at two different events. Karlan told us she did not attend either event.

Baseless Clinton Conspiracy Theory Still Circulating

Baseless Clinton Conspiracy Theory Still Circulating

A Macedonian website is peddling a baseless Hillary Clinton conspiracy theory that has amassed tens of thousands of shares on Facebook. The story implies that Clinton was involved in the deaths of two Baltimore-area law enforcement officers, and makes the unfounded claim that they were scheduled to testify against her.

How Old Claims Compare to IG Report

How Old Claims Compare to IG Report

We take a look at how past claims made by Trump stack up to the Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General report on the FBI’s investigation into whether individuals associated with the Trump campaign were coordinating with Russia’s election interference.