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FactChecking Trump’s Weekend Press Briefings

FactChecking Trump’s Weekend Press Briefings

President Donald Trump made several false, misleading and exaggerated claims in press briefings he held Aug. 7 and 8 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Video Using Trump’s State of the Union Address Wasn’t ‘Banned’

Video Using Trump’s State of the Union Address Wasn’t ‘Banned’

A viral video on Facebook claims to show a “campaign ad” for President Donald Trump that was “banned” by Facebook. There’s no evidence the video — showcasing audio from Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address — was “banned,” or that it’s an ad from the Trump campaign.

Voting by Mail in the Swing States

Voting by Mail in the Swing States

Six key swing states — Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — are among the 34 states (plus Washington, D.C.) that have “no excuse” absentee or mail-in voting. We’ll go through how mail-in voting works in each of them.

Trump Ad Features Edited, Out-of-Context Biden Photos

Trump Ad Features Edited, Out-of-Context Biden Photos

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has released an ad that features edited and out-of-context photos to illustrate Joe Biden “hiding” in his basement rather than taking questions from reporters on the campaign trail.

Trump’s Executive Orders on Prescription Drugs

Trump’s Executive Orders on Prescription Drugs

President Donald Trump recently signed executive orders that he says will reduce drug prices by 50% “and even greater, in certain instances.” That could happen for some individuals, but it remains to be seen how the orders will be implemented and whether they will result in such large reductions.

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.