Skip to main content
A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Video: The First Debate

Video: The First Debate

In this video, we review six claims we fact-checked in the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

Obama on ’60 Minutes’

In an hour-long, one-on-one interview after a self-described "shellacking" at the polls, President Barack Obama reflected on his first two years in office during an appearance on "60 Minutes." We found the president overstated his case on spending for veterans and the U.S. market share of electric car batteries. He also said U.S. workers are the world’s most productive, but that’s open to interpretation. He was correct, however, when he said the bank bailout will cost taxpayers less than the 1980s’