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Donald Trump

False

Donald Trump wrong about crime in Germany

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. Environmental Protection Agency .'

Half-True

Are greenhouse emissions down under Donald Trump, as EPA says?

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. Jacky Rosen .'

Half-True

Did Nevada's Heller back bill to cut pre-existing conditions protections?

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Donald Trump

Mostly False

No, Bill Clinton did not give North Korea $3 billion for nothing, as Donald Trump said

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Donald Trump

Mostly True

Donald Trump says Canada levies 270 percent tariff on dairy. That's basically right

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Donald Trump

Mostly True

Have 101 utilities cut their rates thanks to the GOP tax bill?

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. President Trump's lawyers .'

Mostly False

Was initial Trump statement on Trump Tower meeting accurate, as lawyers' memo said?

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. Ted Cruz .'

False

Dinesh D'Souza and Rosie O'Donnell FEC violations different

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. Kevin McCarthy .'

Half-True

Is U.S. wine barred from Canadian supermarkets?

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. Bill Clinton .'

Mostly False

Bill Clinton overplays debt following Monica Lewinsky affair

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The Washington Post

The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border

The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border

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N.D. Republican’s Senate campaign ‘fact-checking’ website promotes false claim on CBO estimates

N.D. Republican’s Senate campaign ‘fact-checking’ website promotes false claim on CBO estimates

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Five whoppers from President Trump’s impromptu news conference

Five whoppers from President Trump’s impromptu news conference

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Andrew Cuomo overstates his record on same-sex marriage

Andrew Cuomo overstates his record on same-sex marriage

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Recidivism Watch: Trump administration again blames others for its own family separation policy

Recidivism Watch: Trump administration again blames others for its own family separation policy

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President Trump’s flip-flop on coverage for preexisting health conditions

President Trump’s flip-flop on coverage for preexisting health conditions

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Fact-checking President Trump’s claims about the North Korea deal

Fact-checking President Trump’s claims about the North Korea deal

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Trump’s false assertion that Canada claims to ‘make’ $100 billion in trade with the U.S.

Trump’s false assertion that Canada claims to ‘make’ $100 billion in trade with the U.S.

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Video: Can the president be indicted or subpoenaed?

Video: Can the president be indicted or subpoenaed?

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Trump’s claim that an Obama administration effort on Iran was ‘totally illegal’

Trump’s claim that an Obama administration effort on Iran was ‘totally illegal’

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