Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says President Trump has been “clear” in calling for the public to “wear face coverings when you can’t social distance.” The official messaging from the White House has been clear. The president’s statements have been anything but.
Month: September 2020
Trump’s Repeated False Attacks on Mail-In Ballots
Viral Post Wrongly Ties Cost Drop to Trump’s ‘Prescription Bill’
Social Security Didn’t Stop Mailing Checks ‘Because It’s Not Secure’
A social media post claims that Social Security checks have not been sent by mail “since 2013 because it’s not secure.” The Social Security Administration required electronic payment transfers in compliance with a 1996 federal law — not due to security concerns. Even so, about 850,000 checks are still mailed each month.
Trump Misleads on Reasons for Falling COVID-19 Fatality Rate
Biden Was Looking at a TV Screen, Not a Teleprompter
McDonald’s and the American Flag
Trump’s False Auto Industry Claims
Trump’s False Claim About Mail Ballot Signatures in Nevada
Contrary to Viral Claim, Trump OK’d Aid for California Fires
Facebook posts claim that President Donald Trump has withheld aid from California to fight wildfires, while offering help to Russia. That’s a rehash of a controversy in 2019, when Trump threatened to withhold aid from California, while offering help to Russia. The Trump administration has provided federal assistance to California for the recent wildfires.