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Political leaders and government officials like to make dramatic statements. Are they telling the truth?

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. PuppetStringNews.com .'

firePants on Fire!fire

Fake news claims two Russian officials dead in plane crash

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. Hogan Gidley .'

False

Has President Donald Trump clearly and frequently spoken out against abuse of women? Not when asked

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. Rand Paul .'

Mostly True

Rand Paul gets numbers right in speech on federal debt

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. National Republican Senatorial Committee .'

Mostly False

Misleading NRSC ad paints Heidi Heitkamp as Donald Trump contrarian

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

Donald Trump wrongly suggests British don't love their health care system

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Donald Trump

Half-True

Immigration, MS-13 and crime: the facts behind Donald Trump’s exaggerations

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Donald Trump

firePants on Fire!fire

Donald Trump's Pants on Fire claim about 'treason'

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. Say Anything Blog .'

False

Heidi Heitkamp didn't high-five Chuck Schumer following abortion vote

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. Devin Nunes .'

Half-True

Nunes memo twists James Comey's words on Steele dossier

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

No, Trump hasn't cut 22 regulations for every new one

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The Washington Post

Fact-checking Trump's error-filled tweetstorm about the Russia investigation

Fact-checking Trump’s error-filled tweetstorm about the Russia investigation

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The White House's spin that its budget reduces the deficit by $3 trillion

The White House’s spin that its budget reduces the deficit by $3 trillion

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Vice President Pence's claim that U.S. spy agencies found no impact from Russian meddling

Vice President Pence’s claim that U.S. spy agencies found no impact from Russian meddling

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President Trump’s claims that tax cuts sparked major U.S. investments

President Trump’s claims that tax cuts sparked major U.S. investments

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Fact-checking Nancy Pelosi's fundraising numbers

Fact-checking Nancy Pelosi’s fundraising numbers

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Several readers asked about the immigration status of Melania Trump’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, after spotting social media posts such as this one: "Here are Melania's Parents. Viktor and Amalija Knavs. They live in the United States Permanently now because of Chain Migration after Melania's Visa Expired & she stayed here Illegally and married Donnie […]

What’s the immigration status of Melania Trump’s parents?

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Video: Trump's repeated claim the United States has spent $7 trillion in the Middle East

Video: Trump’s repeated claim the United States has spent $7 trillion in the Middle East

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A Pentagon chart misleadingly suggests the U.S. is falling behind in a nuclear arms race

A Pentagon chart misleadingly suggests the U.S. is falling behind in a nuclear arms race

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Did Hillary Clinton collude with the Russians to get 'dirt' on Trump to feed it to the FBI?

Did Hillary Clinton collude with the Russians to get ‘dirt’ on Trump to feed it to the FBI?

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President Trump's claim that 'thousands and thousands' of MS-13 members are off the streets

President Trump’s claim that ‘thousands and thousands’ of MS-13 members are off the streets

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