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Bogus Biden Quote Circulates Again

Q: Did former Vice President Joe Biden say “no ordinary American cares about his constitutional rights”?

A: No. That viral quote is false and has circulated for several years.

Trump’s Spin on Kavanaugh and FBI

In his press conference at the United Nations, President Donald Trump defended his decision not to ask the FBI to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But his reasons for his decision did not square with the facts.

Fake Biden Photo Reappears

Q: Is there a photo of former Vice President Joe Biden groping a woman’s chest?

A: No. A Christmas party photo from 2013 has been altered to appear that he did.

Groundhog Friday

This week’s Groundhog Friday — a wrap-up of political claims we’ve debunked before — includes assertions about illegal immigration, tax returns, jobs, wages, the Iraq War and the trade deficit.

Trump’s Press Conference

Donald Trump made several false and misleading statements in an hour-long press conference — on Bernie Sanders, Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton’s emails and more.

Did Biden Revise History on Bin Laden?

In this week’s collaboration with FactCheck.org, CNN’s Jake Tapper discusses a new narrative Vice President Biden provided recently: that he told President Obama privately in 2011 that he should go ahead with the mission that ended up killing Osama bin Laden.

Biden on Bin Laden, Take 2

Vice president Biden now says that he privately advised President Obama to approve the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. That’s different from what Biden and Obama said in 2012.

Biden Pads Economic Stats

In a speech in Miami, Vice President Joe Biden puffed up two statistics related to bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. from overseas.

Biden Resurrects Bogus Talking Points

Vice President Joe Biden resurrected years-old, Democratic talking points on the Affordable Care Act and U.S. oil production during a recent speech in New Hampshire.

Biden’s Twist on U.S. Economy

Biden twisted international data on economic growth when he said the U.S. is “the only country in the world expected to continue to grow.”