CNN’s “State of the Union” and FactCheck.org launched a partnership in 2015 to produce online fact-checking videos. “State of the Union” anchor Jake Tapper hosts the videos, which are based on FactCheck.org’s reporting on the candidates’ statements. Visit this page regularly for the latest video.
As CNN’s Jake Tapper explains in the following video, there is no evidence that Hillary Clinton or her campaign started rumors during the 2008 presidential race that Barack Obama was not born in the United States.
This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper, with the help of FactCheck.org, fact-checks Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s claim that “you can’t do any research about” marijuana because it’s a Schedule I drug. That’s false.
After a brief hiatus, CNN’s Jake Tapper returns with a fact-checking video on Donald Trump’s false claim that Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign bought the rights to a racy photo of Trump’s wife, Melania, and gave it to a super PAC.