Fact Checker Checking the truth behind the political rhetoric.
Kevin McCarthy’s ‘pro-life position:’ an evolution or a straight line?
by Glenn Kessler on May 24, 2019 at 7:00 am
The House minority leader says he's been opposed to abortion rights his "whole political career." But early on he was pegged as a moderate. […]
Fact-checking President Trump’s wild jabs at Joe Biden
by Salvador Rizzo on May 23, 2019 at 7:00 am
Armed with misleading claims, the president seeks to take a Democratic rival down a notch. […]
Katrina Pierson tweeted about Gaza. The video she posted was filmed 2,000 miles away.
by Meg Kelly, Elyse Samuels on May 22, 2019 at 7:00 am
Senior Trump campaign adviser Katrina Pierson tweeted a video captioned “Rockets fired into Israel from Gaza" during a violent uptick along the border between Israel and Gaza. But the video wasn't from Gaza and wasn't filmed in 2019. […]
No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics
by Glenn Kessler on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 am
More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress. […]
Trump says he was not warned about Flynn. The Mueller report disagrees.
by Glenn Kessler on May 20, 2019 at 7:00 am
Many red lights were blinking about the potential problems with tapping Michael Flynn as national security adviser. The president chose to ignore them. […]