Category: Check

Fact Check: Biden Accuses Bloomberg of Stop-and-Frisk of 5 Million Black Men
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Fact Check: Biden Accuses Bloomberg of Stop-and-Frisk of 5 Million Black Men

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden accused Michael Bloomberg of supporting a policing strategy as mayor of New York City that used stop-and-frisk on more than five million black men. VERDICT: True. Nearly five million individuals, primarily young men of color, were stop-and-frisked during Bloomberg’s tenure in city hall. Biden, who has seen his presidential…

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Fact Check: Joe Scarborough Claims Jimmy Carter’s Economy Was Better Than Donald Trump’s
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Fact Check: Joe Scarborough Claims Jimmy Carter’s Economy Was Better Than Donald Trump’s

Joe Scarborough wants you to believe that the economy of Jimmy Carter’s “Malaise” era was greater than the Trump economy. I swear I am not making this up. The Morning Joe host was set off by Trump’s repeated claims that this is the greatest economy in U.S. history. Mediate reports: Before introducing Trump’s former White House Communications…

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Fact Check: Adam Schiff Misleads Mitt Romney About the Evidence
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Fact Check: Adam Schiff Misleads Mitt Romney About the Evidence

CLAIM: Trump told Sondland that “Zelensky has to announce these investigations.” FALSE. Adam Schiff relied on third-hand testimony contradicted by Sondland himself. Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) misquoted the testimony of U.S. Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland on Thursday evening, as Schiff answered questions in the Senate on the second day…

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Fact Check: AP Says Biden Shielding Son in Ukraine Is ‘False Narrative’
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Fact Check: AP Says Biden Shielding Son in Ukraine Is ‘False Narrative’

The Associated Press (AP) described the matter of Joe Biden’s leveraging of U.S. foreign aid to pressure Ukraine to fire a prosecutor investigating corruption at Burisma — a Ukrainian energy company upon whose board of directors Hunter Biden sat — in order to protect his second son as a “false narrative.” The AP echoed similar…

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Fact Check: Democrat Jason Crow Blames Trump for Ukrainian Deaths | Breitbart
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Fact Check: Democrat Jason Crow Blames Trump for Ukrainian Deaths | Breitbart

CLAIM: Ukrainian soldiers died fighting Russian invasion because President Donald Trump held up “security assistance” temporarily. VERDICT: FALSE. The hold did not affect current funding or essential weapons. House impeachment manager Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO), a U.S. Army veteran, suggested Wednesday in the Senate impeachment trial that President Trump’s hold on U.S. aid was responsible…

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Fact Check: Adam Schiff Tries to Defend Secret House Impeachment Hearings | Breitbart
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Fact Check: Adam Schiff Tries to Defend Secret House Impeachment Hearings | Breitbart

CLAIM: The House impeachment inquiry was fair, inclusive, and obeyed precedent from previous impeachments. VERDICT: False. The House broke with precedent, denying President Donald Trump due process and fairness. Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), who led the impeachment inquiry as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, tried repeatedly to defend the process…

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Fact Check: Joe Biden Falsely Claims to Have Defeated ISIS
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Fact Check: Joe Biden Falsely Claims to Have Defeated ISIS

Former Vice President Joe Biden falsely claimed on Tuesday that the administration of Barack Obama  defeated ISIS. Biden, who has come under fire in recent weeks for attempting to rewrite his past foreign policy positions in a more favorable light, made the claim during the Democrat presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa. In particular,…

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Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims the Iran Deal Was ‘Working’ | Breitbart
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Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims the Iran Deal Was ‘Working’ | Breitbart

CLAIM: The nuclear deal with Iran was “working” before President Donald Trump withdrew from it in May 2018. VERDICT: False. The deal allowed Iran to become a nuclear power on expiration, and Iran never ended nuclear research. Former Vice President Joe Biden said at the Democrat debate Tuesday night that he would return to the…

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