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Biden’s Misleading Unemployment Statistic

Biden’s Misleading Unemployment Statistic

At the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ winter meeting, President Joe Biden left the false impression that unemployment declined by more than 16 million people on his watch, when the decline was under 5 million.

Timeline of Biden’s Classified Documents

Timeline of Biden’s Classified Documents

President Joe Biden now finds himself ensnared in his own classified documents investigation, after attorneys working for him found several small batches of documents marked as classified from Biden’s time as vice president. Here’s our timeline of what we know about Biden’s situation so far.

Hot Air Over Gas Stoves

Hot Air Over Gas Stoves

The Biden administration is not planning to ban gas stoves. But comments from a commissioner on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission about gas stoves being a “hidden hazard” and that “products that can’t be made safe can be banned” provided just enough fuel for some politicians to stoke fear and outrage.

Biden and Abbott Twist Their Border Narratives

Biden and Abbott Twist Their Border Narratives

President Joe Biden, who recently made his first visit as president to the southern border, and Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who greeted Biden in Texas, offered competing versions of who’s to blame for a spike in illegal immigration. But both twisted some facts to fit their partisan narratives.

FactChecking the House Speaker Election

FactChecking the House Speaker Election

There were some factual missteps in several nominating speeches by lawmakers as Rep. Kevin McCarthy repeatedly fell short of the votes needed to become speaker of the House.

The Facts Underpinning Jan. 6 Committee Criminal Referrals

The Facts Underpinning Jan. 6 Committee Criminal Referrals

The House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol released a 154-page summary of its final report on Dec. 19 that concludes former President Donald Trump was responsible for a “multi-part plan to overturn the 2020 Presidential election.” Here we will outline the four criminal referrals brought by the committee.

Trump Swapped Prisoners, Too

Trump Swapped Prisoners, Too

Former President Donald Trump wrongly boasted that his administration “got 58 hostages released from various hostile countries without paying any money, or giving up anything.”