Hillary Clinton has a history of making factually challenged statements. Back in July, for example, she insisted during an interview with CNN: “People should and do trust me.” (They don’t, and they shouldn’t.)
On Sunday, Clinton made a rare appearance on Face The Nation, and made the following controversial claim:
Over the weekend, Donald Trump made some controversial remarks about former Congressman Anthony Weiner. Weiner is the husband of Huma Abedin, the Hillary Clinton aide who is a key focus of the FBI investigation into the former secretary of state’s obstruction-oriented email practices.
The Washington Post Fact Checker column presents itself as a non-biased arbiter of the truth. Here are five times it fell well short of that standard.
Politifact rated President Barack Obama’s statement in Monday’s debate that the sequester “is something that Congress has proposed” as mostly false.
The Washington Free Beacon has fact-checked some of Nicki Minaj’s past lyrics and found a history of distortions, lies, and half-truths.
Sen. Robert Menendez’s claims that President Obama’s health care reform provides $250 million in savings over its first 10 years and $1.2 trillion over its second decade have been rated “mostly false” by Politifact, a nonpartisan fact checking website.
“Flack checkers” at the University of Pennsylvania have called President Barack Obama’s assertion that he has supported less regulation than his predecessor one of the “worst [fibs] of 2012.”
Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has a problem with the truth, according to Washington Post fact checkers.
President Obama referenced a dubious statistical report at a campaign event on Thursday, claiming: “Since I’ve been president, federal spending has actually risen at the lowest pace in nearly 60 years.”