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Unsupported Claim About Biden Paying Rent for ‘Illegal Immigrants’

Unsupported Claim About Biden Paying Rent for ‘Illegal Immigrants’

Michigan officials have said that only people who the federal government has determined are in the U.S. legally are eligible for a state program that temporarily pays rent for refugees and other qualifying immigrants. But a super PAC supporting former President Donald Trump claims that President Joe Biden “is paying rent for illegals.”

Pro-Trump Super PAC Edits Biden’s Past Comment About Deportations

Pro-Trump Super PAC Edits Biden’s Past Comment About Deportations

A TV ad from a super PAC supporting former President Donald Trump features a clip of President Joe Biden only saying “nobody is going to be deported,” falsely suggesting that Biden promised his administration would never deport anyone who entered the U.S. illegally.

Trump’s Bogus Swing State Claim

Trump’s Bogus Swing State Claim

In Georgia, President Trump continued to make baseless claims about a “rigged” election, drawing false comparisons between President-elect Joe Biden’s performance in swing states and that of the last two Democratic presidential nominees.

Trump’s Misleading Attacks on Biden Over Fracking

Trump’s Misleading Attacks on Biden Over Fracking

President Trump and his allies continue to ignore Joe Biden’s written plan to only prohibit permits for new oil and gas drilling on federal land and waters. That plan would allow for extraction methods to continue under existing permits and in nonfederal areas.

Trump Misleads on Ballots Again

Trump Misleads on Ballots Again

About 2,100 voters in Los Angeles County accidentally received mail-in ballots earlier this month without the presidential race. But President Trump described a case where ballots “had everything on it” except “my name.”

Trump’s Misleading Medicare Boast

Trump’s Misleading Medicare Boast

In a Florida speech about senior citizens, President Donald Trump made misleading comparisons of Medicare costs under his administration and his predecessor’s. 

Deceptive Trump Ad Attacks Biden on Guns

Deceptive Trump Ad Attacks Biden on Guns

A Trump campaign ad uses an out-of-context video clip to claim Joe Biden confirmed he will come for the guns of Americans if he’s elected president. In the unedited video, Biden was talking about his opposition to so-called “assault weapons” — not all firearms.

Trump’s False Claim That Michigan Is ‘Closed’

Trump’s False Claim That Michigan Is ‘Closed’

In an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that the state of Michigan is “closed,” specifically and falsely mentioning churches and schools.