AP FACT CHECK

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump‘s statements from his State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts: TRUMP: “We have unleashed a revolution in American energy – the United States is now the number one producer of oil and natural gas in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on energy

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump‘s statements from his State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts: TRUMP: “In just over two years since the election, we have launched an unprecedented economic boom — a boom that has rarely been seen before. There’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the economy

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on women in the workforce

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump‘s statements from his State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts: TRUMP: “All Americans can be proud that we have more women in the workforce than ever before.” THE FACTS: Of course, there are more women working … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on women in the workforce

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump‘s statements from his State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts: TRUMP: “Human traffickers and sex traffickers take advantage of the wide open areas between our ports of entry to smuggle thousands of young girls and women … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on human trafficking

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims in his State of Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump‘s State of the Union speech. Here’s a look at some of the claims we’ve examined: DRUG PRICING TRUMP: “Already, as a result of my administration’s efforts, in 2018 drug prices experienced their single largest decline in 46 years.” THE FACTS: Trump is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims in his State of Union address

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on prescription drug pricing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump‘s statements from his State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts: TRUMP: “Already, as a result of my administration’s efforts, in 2018 drug prices experienced their single largest decline in 46 years.” THE FACTS: Trump is selectively … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on prescription drug pricing

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false statements to cheering troops

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump made false statements to U.S. troops in his first visit to service members in a conflict zone, misrepresenting what he’s done for them on pay. Also over the past week, the commander in chief offered a bewildering assertion about progress with his proposed border wall at the heart of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false statements to cheering troops

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs improvement for veterans

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump is spinning a tale regarding the number of jobs he’s provided for military veterans. At a veterans’ event Thursday, he said the unemployment rate for former service members is its best in 21 years. He’s not even close. It’s only a one-year low. And it was even lower 18 years … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs improvement for veterans