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The Whoppers of 2019

The Whoppers of 2019

Our compilation of the most egregious falsehoods of the year.

Trump’s History of Hurricane Relief Donations

Trump’s History of Hurricane Relief Donations

Q: Did President Donald Trump donate $1 million to hurricane relief efforts in the Bahamas?

A: Despite social media claims to the contrary, there is no evidence of such a donation. He did, however, donate to relief efforts in 2017 after Hurricane Harvey. 

Trump Doubles Down on Inaccurate Hurricane Forecast

Trump Doubles Down on Inaccurate Hurricane Forecast

President Trump inaccurately stated in his Sept. 1 tweet that Alabama “will most likely be hit” by Hurricane Dorian — a statement that was fact-checked in real time by the National Weather Service. Despite that, Trump has twisted the facts by using an altered forecast map to support his inaccurate tweet.