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FactChecking Trump’s Rally in Ohio

President Donald Trump’s latest campaign-style rally was in Youngstown, Ohio, where the president made some false and misleading claims about military spending, immigrants and job creation.

Trump Twists Facts on Murder Case

Donald Trump falsely claimed that a “criminal alien” released from prison in 2012 and later convicted of murdering a Connecticut woman in 2015 was “set free by [Hillary] Clinton’s watch” when she was secretary of state.

RNC Ad Mischaracterizes Democratic Stance On Immigration

The RNC mischaracterizes the Democratic stance on immigration legislation in a radio ad running in Arizona and Nevada and aimed at Hispanics. The Spanish-language ad says (as translated) that Democrats “voted to treat millions of hardworking immigrants as felons.”

Lies in the E-mail, Part 2

Since my first article on lying e-mails, I’ve gotten dozens of inquiries about a snarky little message blaming Democrats alone for all sorts of bad changes to Social Security. I’m calling it “Lying E-mail #2.”