The Washington Post fact checker gave Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) “two Pinocchios” for claiming Wednesday that the Senate Republican tax plan is “kicking 13 million people off health insurance to give tax cuts to the wealthy” by adding a repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate to the most recent version of the bill.
The Washington Post fact-checker on Tuesday gave Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill (Mo.) four Pinocchios for claiming she was not in the Senate last year when Congress passed a bill that weakened the ability of the Drug Enforcement Administration to go after drug distributors as opioid-related deaths in the country continued to rise.
Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who castigated Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim ban during a heartfelt speech at the Democratic National Convention in July, claimed on Monday that he canceled a scheduled speech in Toronto because his “travel privileges are being reviewed” by the federal government. But Khan’s claim has raised doubts as he has refused to elaborate on what happened.