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FactChecking the NBC Forum

FactChecking the NBC Forum

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump made some inaccurate claims during an NBC “commander-in-chief” forum on military and veterans issues.

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.

Trump vs. Veteran Vendors

Trump vs. Veteran Vendors

An ad from a pro-Marco Rubio super PAC claims Donald Trump “bans disabled veterans from his high rise.” But the ad may leave a misleading impression.

Fiorina’s Unsupported Claim about VA Deaths

Fiorina’s Unsupported Claim about VA Deaths

Carly Fiorina has said 307,000 veterans have died while waiting for care from the Veterans Health Administration. In one instance, she said all of those veterans “died in the last year,” citing a recent inspector general’s report. But that’s not what the report says.

Sanders’ PTSD Statistic

Sanders’ PTSD Statistic

Sometimes politicians are right, but their campaigns can’t prove it. And we do. That’s what happened when we took a look at Sen. Bernie Sanders’ talking point about veterans.

False Choice: Veterans vs. Immigrants

False Choice: Veterans vs. Immigrants

An ad from Rep. Bill Cassidy attacks his Democratic opponent, Sen. Mary Landrieu, for not “fully funding veterans benefits,” even though he voted for the House version of a bipartisan budget bill that included those very same cuts.

Moldy Baloney About Vets’ Benefits

Moldy Baloney About Vets’ Benefits

A Democratic PAC is serving up some 11-year-old baloney in an attempt to keep ex-House member Doug Ose from returning to Congress.

Dems, GOP Fight Over Homeless Vets

In the fog of a historic budget battle, Democrats are exaggerating the impact of proposed GOP cuts on homeless military veterans. A GOP budget bill approved by the House in February would not fund 10,000 new housing vouchers for homeless veterans this fiscal …