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Can President Donald Trump send the military to secure the border?

Lacking money for a border wall, President Donald Trump said he’s exploring using the military to stop illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s tweets about the border, DACA

President Donald Trump tweeted Happy Easter wishes on Sunday, and shortly after followed up with tweets bashing Mexico and Democrats for immigration problems in the United States. Here’s a closer look at Trump’s tweets, fact-checked and with context.

Celebrate International Fact-checking Day: Avoid falling for fake news

PolitiFact provides several tips how to spot fake news in social media

The facts behind Trump’s jabs at Amazon on taxes, USPS and lost retail jobs

President Donald Trump returned to one of his favorite punching bags March 29: Amazon. We decided it was time to revisit Trump’s takedown of the online giant for accuracy.

Donald Trump vow to build wall funded by Mexico still 'In the Works'

PolitiFact revisited progress on President Donald Trump’s avowed border wall.

An ICE spokesman resigned after Trump criticized the Oakland mayor. Here's why

What made the usual conflict between the Trump administration and a liberal mayor more noteworthy is that a spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement quit over it.  PolitiFact is unable to independently confirm if hundreds of criminals missed arrest because of the mayor’s tip. But we wanted to look at the administration's claims and the spokesman’s criticism of the talking points.

Comparing unprecedented Trump White House turnover with Bush, Obama

High turnover has become synonymous with President Donald Trump’s White House. Following the recent departures of Hope Hicks, Gary Cohn, Rob Porter and Rex Tillerson, we're revisiting the shortest tenures for the most high-profile Trump staffers and comparing the number of people who filled each position in the three most recent administrations.

In Context: Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin 'backwards'?

Also: In connection with the national school walkout, our four gun fact checks since Parkland. 

President Trump’s Record With The Truth As He Visits California

President Trump's statements about what a border wall can do and how many people have been arrested at the border have often stretched the truth. PolitiFact California outlines Trump's recent border claims. 

Donald Trump's dubious attack on U.S.-Canada trade

Most of the time, Canada isn’t the biggest target of ire for American politicians. But in a speech to governors on Feb. 26, President Donald Trump took aim at the country’s neighbors to the north, calling out the balance of trade between the two nations.

Donald Trump at CPAC gives misleading impression about immigration, MS-13

Speaking at the conservative CPAC conference in Washington, President Donald Trump took a hard line on immigration and again used the deadly Central American gang MS-13 as an example.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's 2018 speech at CPAC

The president repeated several falsehoods in a speech that covered a lot of ground at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Feb. 23, 2018.

Fact checking the Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates

Also: Despite the repeated claims, why 18 "school shootings" in '18 is misleading.

How much privacy do you have when you buy marijuana in California?

California law does not require pot dispensaries to collect much customer data, but the stores appear to gather more information than consumers realize. PolitiFact California explored what’s collected and whether customers should be concerned.

High Five: Donald Trump, Tammy Baldwin, Scott Walker in our most-clicked fact checks

Claims on immigration, tax cuts, conservatives' spending against Baldwin drew most page views in January 2018.

How quickly will the new tax law affect the economy?

The White House would love for the tax bill President Donald Trump signed into law in December to start affecting taxpayers and the economy at large as soon as possible. How soon might that happen?

Donald Trump’s misleading claims about immigration in State of the Union address

President Donald Trump in his State of the Union speech focused on hardships he said immigrants impose on Americans, casting them as a threat to national security and economic prosperity. But many of Trump’s Jan. 30 claims were false or misleading.

Who is Donald Trump’s State of the Union guest Ji Seong-ho, who defected from North Korea?

Trump highlighted the story of the defector from North Korea who has raised the profile of human rights abuses in his former country

Fact-checking Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union speech

PolitiFact is fact-checking President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union speech.

In Context: Ron Johnson's 'secret society'

Fleshing out his explosive charge and then backing down.