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No ISIS Arrests in Congress

Q: Were two Democratic congressmen arrested for having ties to the Islamic State?

A: No. The two congressmen named in a fake news story don’t exist.

Trump’s U.N. Speech

The president made misleading boasts about his record on the economy and foreign issues.

Trump Official’s Misplaced Gitmo Blame

Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, botched two facts when speaking on Fox News about a released Guantanamo Bay detainee responsible for a recent suicide bombing in Iraq.

Trump, ISIS and Iraqi Oil

President Trump claimed ISIS would not exist if the U.S. “kept the oil when we got out” of Iraq. In fact, ISIS largely has been funded through extortion, robbery, taxes and Syrian oil, according to government reports and terrorism financing experts.

Obama’s Whoppers

A look back at fact-checking the 44th president of the United States

Video: Trump’s Press Conference

This video highlights some of the false or misleading statements that Donald Trump made in his first press conference as president-elect.

FactChecking Trump’s Press Conference

In his first press conference since July, President-elect Donald Trump repeated some false and misleading claims on jobs, health care and his tax returns.

The Final Push: Trump

With the presidential election just a few days away, we offer a sampling of the misleading claims made by Donald Trump during speeches this week.

Boustany’s Flawed ISIS, Oil Claims

In a TV ad, Republican Rep. Charles Boustany falsely states that “Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton refuse to declare war on ISIS,” and wrongly suggests that Obama and Clinton “banned oil exports.”

Video: Obama, Clinton Not ISIS ‘Founders’

In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper refutes Donald Trump’s claim that President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “founded ISIS.”