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Pence’s ‘Politically Correct’ Obama VA Claim

Pence’s ‘Politically Correct’ Obama VA Claim

In an address to veterans, Vice President Mike Pence claimed that “under the last administration, VA hospitals were removing Bibles and even banning Christmas carols in an effort to be politically correct.” There’s less to the isolated incidents than Pence’s claim suggests.

Video: Trump Tramples Facts at NRCC Event

Video: Trump Tramples Facts at NRCC Event

This week’s fact-checking video by CNN’s Jake Tapper tackles a few of the many falsehoods that President Donald Trump made at the annual National Republican Congressional Committee spring dinner in Washington, D.C.

FactChecking Trump’s El Paso Rally

FactChecking Trump’s El Paso Rally

The president’s falsehoods on El Paso crime continued, and he misled the crowd on the trade deficit and South Korea’s contribution to U.S. military costs.

A Rally Filled with Repeats

A Rally Filled with Repeats

Trump’s August speech in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, was packed with familiar factual distortions.

Trump and the Veterans Choice Program

Trump and the Veterans Choice Program

Q:  Did President Donald Trump sign an order allowing veterans to get full medical bills paid at hospitals outside the VA?

A: No, but Trump has continued a program that allows some veterans to seek outside care.

Trump Didn’t Cut Canine Program

Trump Didn’t Cut Canine Program

Q: Did President Donald Trump shut down a service dog training program for veterans?

A: No. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center ended its contract with the program and told us that the president was not a factor.

Fired Over VA Wait Times

Fired Over VA Wait Times

Speaking at a CNN town hall about the military, President Barack Obama suggested that his administration “fired a whole bunch of people who were in charge of some of these facilities” involved in the wait-times scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs. That’s not the case.

Video: Trump ‘to Abolish VA’?

Video: Trump ‘to Abolish VA’?

Hillary Clinton said that she “read” that Donald Trump “said he wants to … abolish the VA.” But Clinton distorted the facts, as CNN’s Jake Tapper explains in this week’s fact-checking video.

Trump ‘Wants to Abolish VA’?

Trump ‘Wants to Abolish VA’?

Hillary Clinton claimed that she “read” that Donald Trump “said he wants to … abolish the VA.” That’s the opposite of what Trump has said.