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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's theory about Mexico, trade, that wall

Friday  00:40,   14 december 2018

President Donald Trump has come up with a theory about how Mexico, by hook or by crook, really is paying for his border wall despite saying a thousand times no.TRUMP: "I often stated, 'One way or the other, Mexico is going to pay for the Wall.' This >>>

Fact check: President Trump’s claim that Democrats gave Iran $150 billion

Thursday  21:30,   13 december 2018

He has repeatedly suggested that President Barack Obama gave $150 billion in taxpayer funds to Iran. That's... >>>

Reading between the lines of Trump's Oval Office tussle

Wednesday  10:30,   12 december 2018

The heated, on-camera Oval Office exchange between House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and President Donald Trump was an extraordinary public airing of grievances, with lots to... >>>

Where are Trump’s ‘ten terrorists’ who were busted at the border?

Wednesday  03:05,   12 december 2018

House Speaker designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. President Donald Trump as they meet with her and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C., Dec.... >>>

Trump is relishing the prospect of owning a government shutdown. But Republicans aren't.

Wednesday  02:05,   12 december 2018

ANALYSIS: Some Republicans worry that the president's tactics to get his border wall built could hurt the party at the ballot... >>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees a border wall where none exists

Tuesday  23:30,   11 december 2018

As if spotting a mirage in the southwestern desert, President Donald Trump and his aides are seeing a wall standing along the Mexico border where none exists.For months Trump has claimed that wall construction is underway and he's brought the matter >>>

Paul Manafort: Judge sets tentative hearing Jan. 25 to hear disputes about plea agreement

Tuesday  23:05,   11 december 2018

District Judge Amy Berman Jackson sets Jan. 25 hearing for disputes about special counsel Robert Mueller voiding plea deal with Paul... >>>

Fact Check: Trump Makes Misleading Border Wall Claims Before Meeting With Democrats

Tuesday  20:20,   11 december 2018

The wall is the biggest sticking point between the president and Democrats. Mr. Trump wants funding for it in spending bills that must pass to avert a government... >>>

AP FACT CHECK: Prosecutors' filings do not exonerate Trump

Monday  15:41,   10 december 2018

President Donald Trump is in denial when it comes to the Russia investigation and other scandals besieging him. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); });... >>>

GOP senator doesn't know whether UN pick is up to the job

Sunday  17:05,   09 december 2018

A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job. Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State >>>

Several Administrations Used Tear Gas at the Border

Friday  21:55,   07 december 2018

Q: During the Obama administration, did Border Patrol agents use tear gas to control crowds of migrants during incidents at the U.S.-Mexico... >>>

Trump Didn’t Call Flu Shot a ‘Scam’

Friday  21:40,   07 december 2018

President Donald Trump did not call the flu shot a "scam," as is being claimed by a number of widely circulated blog... >>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong about illegal immigration costs

Friday  21:40,   07 december 2018

President Donald Trump is spreading misleading numbers about the cost of illegal immigration.As he tries to pressure Democrats to fund his long-promised southern border wall, Trump is claiming the country loses $250 billion a year on illegal... >>>

AP FACT CHECK: 'Tariff Man' Trump wrong on import taxes

Wednesday  02:30,   05 december 2018

President Donald Trump promised on Twitter that tariffs would maximize the country's economic heft and "MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN."Almost all economists say the president is wrong. That's because tariffs are taxes on imports. They can cause higher... >>>

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s $21 trillion mistake

Wednesday  00:55,   05 december 2018

The same article she referenced on Twitter would have set her straight. Instead, she gets Four... >>>