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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.

Obama’s Whoppers

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

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.

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.”

Trump’s False Obama-ISIS Link

Donald Trump claims that President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “founded ISIS.” But the origin of the Islamic State terrorist group dates back to the Bush administration.

Trump’s Greatest Hits

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

Rep. Jones Didn’t ‘Empower Obama’

A primary challenger to Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina falsely claims Jones “caved to Obama” and “empowered Obama to cut a deal with Iran.”

Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech

In his foreign policy speech, Donald Trump claimed ISIS “is making millions and millions of dollars a week selling Libya oil.” But an expert on Libya’s oil operations told us there’s no evidence that the Islamic State is producing or selling oil out of that country.