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A False ‘Corruption’ Claim

In a TV ad, Donald Trump falsely claims that Hillary Clinton “handed over American uranium rights to the Russians” as part of a “pay-to-play” scheme to get “filthy rich.” Clinton did not have the authority to unilaterally approve that deal.

Video: The Final Debate

CNN’s Jake Tapper reviews four claims from the final presidential debate in his latest fact-checking video as part of our weekly series with the host of “State of the Union.”

Clinton’s Misleading Debt Claims

In the final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton claimed that her proposals would “not add a penny to the debt.” But a nonpartisan budget watchdog group estimates that what she has detailed thus far would add $200 billion to the debt over 10 years.

Video: The Final Debate

This video features eight claims that we fact-checked at the third and final presidential debate in Las Vegas.

A Deal That Never Happened

Donald Trump is making false and grossly inflated claims about an alleged “quid pro quo” between the State Department and the FBI regarding one of Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Groundhog Friday

At this stage of the campaign, we often hear similar claims repeated over and over in stump speeches.

Trump Twists Facts on Murder Case

Donald Trump falsely claimed that a “criminal alien” released from prison in 2012 and later convicted of murdering a Connecticut woman in 2015 was “set free by [Hillary] Clinton’s watch” when she was secretary of state.

Clinton’s Auto Bailout Falsehood

Hillary Clinton wrongly said that “back in the Great Recession … Donald Trump said rescuing the auto industry didn’t really matter very much. He said … ‘Let it go.’ ” He supported the bailout in 2008. The “let it go” quote is from 2015, and taken out of context.

Trump Twists Facts on WikiLeaks

Donald Trump cited apparent excerpts from Hillary Clinton’s past closed-door speeches, contained in emails leaked by WikiLeaks, but he twisted those excerpts in some cases.