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Trump’s Deceptive Arms Trade Treaty Argument

In announcing that he will withdraw the U.S. from the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that under the international agreement, the U.S. would allow “foreign bureaucrats to trample on your Second Amendment freedom.”

Biden’s Campaign Kickoff Claims

Former Vice President Joe Biden kicked off his third campaign for president with a speech in Pittsburgh that contained a few false and misleading statements.

Video: Kushner Downplays Russia’s 2016 Actions

In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper examines Jared Kushner’s claim that Russia’s 2016 election interference amounted to little more than “a couple Facebook ads.”

DeVos Didn’t Try to ‘Defund’ Special Education

In a CNN town hall, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democratic candidate for president, went too far when she said Education Secretary Betsy DeVos “not only has tried to defund special education, but she also has tried to get rid of the Special Olympics funding.”

Kushner Distorts Scope of Russia Interference

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report concluded that “[t]he Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election in sweeping and systematic fashion” — contrary to Jared Kushner’s claim that Russia’s effort amounted to little more than “a couple Facebook ads.”

The Facts on Medicare for All

Sen. Bernie Sanders says his Medicare for All plan “would provide comprehensive and cost-effective health care for everyone,” while the White House has said it would “mandate a decrease or elimination of choice and competition.” Let’s look at the details of this proposal.

Our Sixth Straight Webby Award

The 2019 Webby Award for News & Politics website goes to … FactCheck.org. This is the sixth consecutive year — and 10th overall — that we have won the award voted on by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Giuliani’s Obstruction Distortions

In an interview about the Mueller report, Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, distorted the facts in repeatedly making the case that there was “no obstruction” by Trump.

Debunking Mueller’s ‘Conflicts’

The Russia report released April 18 contradicts President Donald Trump’s claims that special counsel Robert Mueller had two conflicts of interest that prevented him from conducting an impartial investigation.

What the Mueller Report Says About Obstruction

In the hours after the public release of the redacted report from special counsel Robert S. Mueller, President Donald Trump took to Twitter with a message that reads, in part, “NO OBSTRUCTION!” That’s not at all what the Mueller report says, though.