The fact-checking fodder included claims about the economy, the Democratic nominee and the president’s actions.
Person: Larry Kudlow
Ahead of Trump Rally, Republicans Spin COVID-19 Metrics
Kudlow’s Claim About COVID-19 Spread
Despite early warnings about how damaging COVID-19 could be for Americans, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow defended his late February statement that the U.S. had “contained” the virus, saying on May 3 that the novel coronavirus “spread exponentially in ways that virtually no one could have predicted.”
FactChecking Trump’s Coronavirus Press Conference
Can Trump ‘Order’ U.S. Companies to Leave China?
President Trump said he “hereby ordered” U.S. companies to “immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” including moving their operations back to the United States. His top economic adviser later said “we do have such authority, but it is not going to be exercised presently.” Here we look at the 1977 law the administration cited.