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A Misleading Ad in Heated Kansas GOP Senate Primary

A Misleading Ad in Heated Kansas GOP Senate Primary

In the Kansas Republican Senate primary, a super PAC supporting Rep. Roger Marshall inaccurately describes Club for Growth as an “anti-Trump organization” in a TV ad attacking Marshall’s rival, Kris Kobach.

Trump Misquotes Fauci on Coronavirus Threat

Trump Misquotes Fauci on Coronavirus Threat

Defending his early response to the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump wrongly claimed that in late February, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was saying, “This is no problem. This is going to blow over.”

No Evidence That Flu Shot Increases Risk of COVID-19

No Evidence That Flu Shot Increases Risk of COVID-19

A claim being pushed on social media and by an organization skeptical of vaccines is using a military study to falsely suggest that the flu vaccine increases someone’s risk of contracting COVID-19.

Biden’s Misleading Ad About Sending Experts to China

Biden’s Misleading Ad About Sending Experts to China

A Biden campaign ad says President Trump failed to send U.S. health experts to China to investigate the novel coronavirus. But two U.S. officials were part of an international team admitted to China in mid-February.

Trump’s Confusing Claim on Italy and Travel Restrictions

Trump’s Confusing Claim on Italy and Travel Restrictions

We could find no evidence to support President Donald Trump’s claim that Italy was “hit hard” by the coronavirus pandemic because “a lot of the people that didn’t come in here went to Italy” when the U.S. imposed travel restrictions on China.

Trump Campaign Takes Pelosi’s Words Out of Context

Trump Campaign Takes Pelosi’s Words Out of Context

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the Paycheck Protection Program was “very important,” and with a second round of funding, she wanted to “open this up to many more people.” But that context is missing from a Trump campaign video.

Video: Trump’s WHO Announcement

Video: Trump’s WHO Announcement

In this video, we look at some of the claims that President Donald Trump made when he announced his administration would halt funding for the World Health Organization.

Trump’s Inaccurate COVID-19 Death Rate Comparison

Trump’s Inaccurate COVID-19 Death Rate Comparison

Available data on confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths contradicts President Donald Trump’s recent claim that “the United States has achieved a significant lower mortality rate than almost all other countries.”