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Unfounded Claims About Colorado Gunman

Unfounded Claims About Colorado Gunman

A social media post is spreading baseless claims that the shooter accused of killing 10 people in Boulder, Colorado, came to the U.S. “Illegally from [M]exico and purchased the firearm from a guy that sells stolen guns.” Law enforcement officials say the suspect came to the U.S. from Syria as a child, and the gun used was legally purchased.

Biden Hasn’t Reduced COVID-19 Testing at the Border

Biden Hasn’t Reduced COVID-19 Testing at the Border

The Biden administration has made no changes to COVID-19 testing policies for either U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement or Customs and Border Patrol. But a claim circulating online falsely suggests that the administration has stopped testing detained immigrants before they are released.

Republican Convention Night 3

Republican Convention Night 3

The vice president accepted his party’s nomination and then delivered a speech filled with false and misleading claims..

Trump’s Talking Points

Trump’s Talking Points

A compendium of the president’s falsehoods and factual distortions that may be repeated during the convention.

Biden’s Greatest Hits

Biden’s Greatest Hits

A compendium of the top false and misleading claims by the Democratic presidential candidate.

FactChecking Trump’s ‘Fox News Sunday’ Interview

FactChecking Trump’s ‘Fox News Sunday’ Interview

President Donald Trump’s extraordinary interview with “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace, who frequently fact-checked the president in real time, contained a long list of false, misleading and unsubstantiated claims.

Trump Distorts Biden’s Immigration Plans

Trump Distorts Biden’s Immigration Plans

In remarks in the White House Rose Garden on July 14, President Donald Trump falsely described many of the immigration recommendations drafted by allies of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his vanquished rival Sen. Bernie Sanders.