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The President’s Trumped-Up Claims of Voter Fraud

The President’s Trumped-Up Claims of Voter Fraud

We briefly recap the false, misleading and unsupported arguments that the president has made this year about the potential for voter fraud — starting with the case that he made for delaying the 2020 election.

Cuomo Distorts CDC Finding in Blaming Trump

Cuomo Distorts CDC Finding in Blaming Trump

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the over-the-top claim that if the Trump administration “had done its job, the virus wouldn’t come” to New York. Cuomo pointed to a study that suggested government officials could have better mitigated the spread of the coronavirus in New York City, but it didn’t say they could have stopped it.

Biden’s False Claim About McDonald’s

Biden’s False Claim About McDonald’s

In speaking to union workers, Joe Biden falsely said that McDonald’s required its employees to sign noncompete contracts preventing them from going to work for other fast-food restaurants such as Burger King.

Anti-Biden Ad Misleads on Race Claims

Anti-Biden Ad Misleads on Race Claims

The Committee to Defend the President has been running a six-second Facebook ad targeting older voters in North Carolina that takes former Vice President Joe Biden’s words out of context to brand him as a KKK sympathizer who twice used the “N-word.”

NRSC’s Attack on Hickenlooper Lacks Proof, Context

NRSC’s Attack on Hickenlooper Lacks Proof, Context

A Republican TV ad strongly implies — without proof — that former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper accepted donations in exchange for not penalizing an oil and gas company involved in a fatal home explosion in 2017.