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Yes, Trump Said Bush ‘Lied’

Donald Trump denied that he ever accused President George W. Bush of lying about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. “I didn’t say lie,” Trump said. That’s false. Trump at least twice — most recently in a debate last month — said Bush “lied.”

Cruz’s SCOTUS Stretch

Sen. Ted Cruz claims that President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, is “precisely” the kind of nominee “that a dealmaker like Donald Trump would support.” Trump has named two possible nominees, both Republican appointees.

Trump’s False Muslim Claim

Trump wrongly claimed that a Pew Research Center survey found that among the world’s Muslims, “27 percent, could be 35 percent, would go to war” against the U.S.

‘Temperature’ at Trump Rallies

Asked if he would consider lowering the temperature at his rallies when protests erupt, Donald Trump said, “I think, in many cases, I do lower the temperature.” But in many cases he has not.

Trump University’s D- Rating

Donald Trump gets an ‘F’ for a video he posted to YouTube purporting to tell the “truth” about Trump University, the real-estate program that has been the subject of three ongoing lawsuits alleging fraud.

Our Principles PAC

A super PAC formed by Republicans in January 2016 to thwart Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

Trump’s Defense of His ‘University’

Businessman Donald Trump has made false and misleading claims in response to attacks on “Trump University,” a now defunct program that offered tips on real estate to paying customers.