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What’s Trump’s Position on NATO?

What’s Trump’s Position on NATO?

Hillary Clinton went too far when she claimed that Donald Trump said “we should pull out of NATO.” Trump said that he would “certainly look at” pulling the U.S. out of NATO, because it is “obsolete” and “is costing us a fortune.”

Putin Did Not Call Trump a ‘Genius’

Putin Did Not Call Trump a ‘Genius’

Donald Trump continues to make the puffed-up assertion that Russian President Vladimir Putin called him a “genius.” Russian language experts tell us that Putin described Trump as “colorful” or maybe “bright,” but he never called Trump a genius.

Trump on Clinton’s ‘3 a.m. Call’

Trump on Clinton’s ‘3 a.m. Call’

Donald Trump says that “instead of taking charge” during the Benghazi attacks, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “decided to go home and sleep.” Clinton says she was continuously engaged in responding to the attack and “did not sleep all night.”

U.S. Foreign Military Support

U.S. Foreign Military Support

Republican Donald Trump criticized U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia, Japan, Germany and South Korea, saying “we can’t afford it.” We’ll answer the question: What exactly does the U.S. provide in terms of military support to these countries?

Rubio, Cruz on Reagan and Hostages

Rubio, Cruz on Reagan and Hostages

Sens. Rubio and Cruz have implied that Iran released U.S. hostages in 1981 on the day Ronald Reagan was inaugurated because Reagan ushered in a new foreign policy. But several experts on the crisis told us the timing was a final insult to President Jimmy Carter, whom the hostage-takers despised.

Trump Wrong on Iran, Polling

Trump Wrong on Iran, Polling

Donald Trump made two false statements on ABC’s “This Week” while discussing foreign policy and the Republican presidential primary.

Trump vs. Fiorina: Who Knows Putin Best?

Trump vs. Fiorina: Who Knows Putin Best?

Donald Trump implied he had met Russian President Vladimir Putin while taping an episode of “60 Minutes.” The two were interviewed separately, in different countries. Carly Fiorina said she met Putin “in a private meeting.” It was before a conference.

Bush Attacks Obama, With All Due Respect

Bush Attacks Obama, With All Due Respect

Jeb Bush claims that President Obama “believes that America’s leadership and presence in the world is not a force for good.” But we found 19 instances of Obama describing the U.S. as “a force for good,” or something very similar.

FactChecking Hillary Clinton

FactChecking Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has made it official: She will run for president in the 2016 race. Here’s a look back at some of the claims from Clinton that we’ve fact-checked over the years.