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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on monuments, econ; Moore on accusers

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That’s what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. For...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on monuments, econ; Moore on accusers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That’s what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. For...


State

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on monuments, econ; Moore on accusers

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That’s what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing an assortment of statements from President Donald Trump and others last week. In...


Government

FACT CHECK: Marijuana town hall at Bonneville High School

Medical Marijuana PTSD-1

Last week’s town hall meeting at Bonneville High School focused on the ills of marijuana, presenting data primarily from a law enforcement perspective. And some of the information shared seemed to merit closer scrutiny.


Government

Ex-aide: Rep. Franks offered $5 million to carry his child

Sexual Misconduct Franks

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks has told The Associated Press the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child, at one point offering her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother. The eight-term lawmaker abruptly resigned Friday, bowing to an ultimatum from...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Blue high-tax states fund red low-tax states

Fact Check Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders have spent months promoting the myth that red low-tax states are subsidizing blue high-tax states because of the deduction for state and local taxes. An Associated Press Fact Check finds it’s actually the other way around. High-tax, traditionally Democratic...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump did a lot of boasting in his Florida rally. An Associated Press Fact Check finds that he was off on some his claims Friday night. For one, he hailed what he called record black homeownership on his watch. But that rate peaked in the mid-2000s and is not...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump did a lot of boasting in his Florida rally. An Associated Press Fact Check finds that he was off on some his claims Friday night. For one, he hailed what he called record black homeownership on his watch. But that rate peaked in the mid-2000s and is not...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump did a lot of boasting in his Florida rally. An Associated Press Fact Check finds that he was off on some his claims Friday night. For one, he hailed what he called record black homeownership on his watch. But that rate peaked in the mid-2000s and is not...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada’s prime minister straight on the state of trade between the two countries. Trump spoke Friday night in...


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