Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
President Donald Trump declared via Twitter that he is keeping perhaps his most famous campaign promise, claiming that "MEXICO IS PAYING FOR THE WALL!" through a recent trade agreement negotiated with Mexico. But economic and trade experts we interviewed said that's not possible.
We quizzed Americans about 11 false Trump claims. Only his most fervent supporters tended to believe them.
President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts when it comes to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea for lying in the Russia investigation.
President Donald Trump has come up with a theory about how Mexico, by hook or by crook, really is paying for his border wall despite saying a thousand times no.
Our annual roundup of the most outlandish claims of 2018.
A long-circulating meme spreads a quote falsely attributed to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi about President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.
In a 2012 interview with an Arabic-language television station, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested that as Egypt prepared to write a new constitution, Egyptians look to more recently written constitutions than the United States'.
President Trump has stated there have been 10 terror arrests along the US-Mexico border when discussing the need for a wall. CNN's Jim Sciutto looks into this claim.
He has repeatedly suggested that President Barack Obama gave $150 billion in taxpayer funds to Iran. That's false.
Conservative websites falsely claim that former federal Judge Alex Kozinski "struck down" President Donald Trump's original travel ban. He actually opposed its suspension.
The wall is the biggest sticking point between the president and Democrats. President Trump wants funding for it in spending bills that must pass to avert a government shutdown.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state's Capitol because it would trim some of his successor's powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some GOP initiatives after he takes office in January.
In an uncommonly contentious public exchange in the Oval Office with House and Senate Democratic leaders, President Trump made several remarks about the southern border with Mexico justifying his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall to restrict illegal immigration.
Trump repeated one false claim — that the wall is already under construction — at least eight times in one day.
President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that much of the border wall he wants has already been built and has been "very effective."
The president fired off a bunch of faulty claims about the border wall. Schumer called him out for his Bottomless Pinocchios.
In a contentious Oval Office meeting, President Donald Trump and the Democratic congressional leaders -- Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer -- disagreed over funding for a border wall, mangling some facts in the process.
President Donald Trump, like others at former President George H.W. Bush's funeral, put his hand over his heart as the casket passed.
This article is clearly a bit of fiction.
The internet’s obsession with Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the latter part of 2018 was exemplified by a meme reflecting an off-hand remark she made during a speech about environmentally-friendly jobs.