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Second Night of the GOP Convention

Second Night of the GOP Convention

On a night when the focus was on safety and unity at the Republican convention, a number of GOP leaders also offered up some misleading and false claims we have seen before.

FactChecking Biden’s NBC News Interview

FactChecking Biden’s NBC News Interview

In an interview two days after an attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump, President Joe Biden drew contrasts between himself, his Republican challenger, and Trump’s newly selected vice presidential running mate, Sen. JD Vance of Ohio. We found that Biden made some claims that were misleading, exaggerated or out of context.

False Claim About Fake Secret Service Agent Contributes to Rally Conspiracy Theories

False Claim About Fake Secret Service Agent Contributes to Rally Conspiracy Theories

Posts from the anonymous online forum 4Chan have been spreading the false claim that Secret Service officials prevented an agent named “Jonathan Willis” from shooting former President Donald Trump’s attempted assassin. The Secret Service has no employee by that name, and the claim is “categorically false,” the agency said.

Posts Use Altered Image of Secret Service Agents Following Trump Shooting

Posts Use Altered Image of Secret Service Agents Following Trump Shooting

The actions of the Secret Service at the Pennsylvania rally where former President Donald Trump was wounded in an assassination attempt are under review. But social media posts show an altered photo to falsely claim agents were smiling while moving Trump to safety. The original Associated Press photo shows the agents weren’t smiling.

Biden’s NATO Press Conference

Biden’s NATO Press Conference

In a press conference in which President Joe Biden was repeatedly asked about whether he would — or should — stay in the presidential race, Biden made a few remarks that were misleading or could use more context.

Senate Leadership Fund

A super PAC established by allies of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell “to build a Republican Senate majority.”

Unite the Country

A single-candidate super PAC that supports the reelection of President Joe Biden.

Q&A: How Biden Can Be Replaced as the Democratic Nominee

Q&A: How Biden Can Be Replaced as the Democratic Nominee

Here, we answer some of the questions about the Democratic National Convention process. What happens if President Joe Biden voluntarily steps aside? What if he doesn’t? Can Biden be replaced, and if he can, how would that work?