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FactChecking Trump’s CPAC Speech

FactChecking Trump’s CPAC Speech

In his first public speech since leaving office, former President Donald Trump delighted his audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference with numerous false and misleading claims, many of them criticisms of his successor. 

Meme Misleads on Early Actions by Biden

Meme Misleads on Early Actions by Biden

A meme purports to list actions taken by President Joe Biden in his “first 48 hours” in office — but most of the points are misleading or wrong. For example, the purported tax changes are proposals — some of which need additional context — and would require legislation before they can be implemented.

Trump’s TV Campaign Ad

Trump’s TV Campaign Ad

A TV ad from the Donald J. Trump for President campaign committee praises Trump’s first 100 days, but it stretches the facts on some of his accomplishments.

Trump’s Hollow Keystone Threat

Trump’s Hollow Keystone Threat

President Donald Trump boasted that TransCanada Corp. “dropped” a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against the U.S. after he threatened to “terminate” the company’s Keystone XL pipeline. That’s false.

Trump Twists Jobs Numbers

Trump Twists Jobs Numbers

President Donald Trump says his agenda is all about “jobs, jobs, jobs.” But at a rally in Nashville, and a speech earlier the same day in Detroit, Trump made several misleading claims about jobs, and the effect he has had on them since taking office.

FactChecking Trump’s CPAC Speech

FactChecking Trump’s CPAC Speech

President Donald Trump made a triumphant return to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, where he made a lot of the same false and misleading claims we’ve been fact-checking for months.

GOP Convention, Day 2

GOP Convention, Day 2

The speakers went too far in their claims on guns, Benghazi, coal jobs, Keystone and more.

More Keystone Spin

More Keystone Spin

With a showdown vote approaching on the Keystone XL pipeline, both sides continue to spin the facts about exports and safety.

Competing Keystone Claims

Competing Keystone Claims

Two senators on opposite sides of the Keystone XL pipeline debate are selectively spinning the facts to make their case.