The Washington Post issued a correction on Tuesday to one of its stories that claimed Native American activist and veteran Nathan Phillips fought in the Vietnam War.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Monday blasted multiple fact-checking media sources for their coverage of her statements, saying, “I say true things all the time.”
President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are forcefully denying an ABC News report that cites an anonymous Turkish official claiming Pompeo has listened to an audio recording or viewed a transcript of the recording of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s alleged murder inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Here’s a sampling of headlines today from what are generally respected outlets:
In a surprising move Tuesday, the Washington Post published a story that corroborated a particularly contentious claim Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh made during his Monday Fox News interview. Unfortunately for them, that was mostly by accident.
The Washington Post gave Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.) “Four Pinocchios” for his claim that Florida’s elections systems are currently under siege by foreign entities and that Russia has access to voter rolls in Florida.
The Washington Post fact checker gave House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) “Four Pinocchios” on Monday after she claimed an old 2010 quote from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) about then-President Barack Obama was a “racist statement”
Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel was shutout by Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz (Fla.) in a recent game of Madden NFL 17.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised Republican candidates for their success in California’s primary election Tuesday night and predicted there “may be a big red wave” come November.
The Washington Post on Wednesday endorsed state Senator Jennifer Wexton as the “best qualified” Democratic candidate to face off against Rep. Barbara Comstock (R., Va.) in the general election for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.