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Aug 05 2022
As the 2020 Presidential election reaches its two year anniversary, Donald Trump supporters and midterm candidates continue to spread the falsehood that the former president won the contest.
Election deniers, such as Kari Lake, Mark Finchem and Kristina Karamo, have all enjoyed Trump-endorsements, even as he more recently appeared to pivot over the claim.
The findings of theNewsweek
Nov 13 2020
As President Trump continues to dispute the result of the US election, false or misleading posts have been spreading on social media about the vote.
Some have been amplified by President Trump and his team, who have called into question the integrity of the election without providing evidence.
We've checked some of the main claims.
Dead people can't vote: Michigan rumourBBC News
Oct 14 2020
We fact-checked some of the most recent claims from the rival candidates.
Trump: "Did you see the World Health Organization yesterday? They said Trump was right. They said you can't make the cure worse than the problem itself. I've been saying that for a long time." Verdict: The WHO did not say "Trump was right" and has not singled out the United States for praise in its handling ofBBC News
Aug 25 2020
Republicans opened their 2020 national convention with speeches touting President Donald Trump’s accomplishments interspersed with dark ruminations about what Democrats have in store for America if Joe Biden is elected.
"Do you believe in American greatness, believe in yourself, in President Trump, in individual and personal responsibility?" asked Kimberly Guilfoyle, a Trump supporterPolitiFact
Sep 08 2023
News coverage often includes several forms of bias, and sometimes even flat-out misinformation.
Each week, AllSides delivers a brief summary of notable fact checks and adjacent coverage across the media spectrum.Fact Check From the Left
“Biden loves to retell certain stories. Some aren’t credible.” - Washington Post (Lean Left bias)
A recent analysis from TheAndy Gorel
Oct 16 2020
Trump: "Just the other day, they came out with a statement that 85% of the people that wear masks catch it." Verdict: We can find no evidence to support this claim.
The president may have been referring to a study by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that found adults with Covid-19 were more than twice as likely to have reported eating at a restaurant before getting ill, comparedBBC News
Sep 13 2023
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy made several unproven claims Tuesday while announcing the opening of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The Republican-led investigation will focus on “allegations of abuse of power, obstruction and corruption” by Biden, related to his family’s overseas business dealings, McCarthy said. There is clear evidence that Biden’s son, Hunter Biden,CNN (Online News)
Sep 13 2023
On Monday, President Joe Biden not only failed to speak at one of the memorial ceremonies on the 22nd anniversary of where the attacks occurred, he also told one of his tall tales, claiming he was at Ground Zero on September 12, 2001. In the process, it appears the president also managed to plagiarize Hillary Clinton, who as a senator from New York at the time, had been there the day after.Townhall
Jan 15 2016
The New York Times will be checking assertions made throughout the 2016 presidentialNew York Times (News)
Jul 16 2023
Before the COVID lockdowns, social media companies had started contracting with new third-parties organizations called fact-checkers to assist in “content creation.” Getting a pass meant the post or story was amplified but getting dinged for inaccuracy meant that the post would be throttled or deleted.
For a while we believed it but certain revelations changed that. We came to realizeZeroHedge