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Nov 22 2019
We spotted several false claims and factual flubs:
South Bend Mayor Peter Buttigieg falsely claimed that President Donald Trump “had to confess in writing, in court, to illegally diverting charitable contributions that were supposed to go to veterans.” Trump’s 2016 campaign unlawfully ran a veterans fundraiser for his namesake foundation, but the money raised was in fact donated toFactCheck.org
May 22 2019
President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Democrats on Wednesday to unveil a way to fund a $2 million infrastructure deal. In a last minute move, Trump, however, said infrastructure won't happen until a trade deal is struck.
“Before we get to infrastructure, it is my strong view that Congress should first pass the important and popular USMCA trade deal,” Trump wrote in a letterTownhall
Aug 05 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSAccording to a recent Wall Street Journal report, homicide rates in major cities have increased 24% so far this year. Many cities saw drops in other crimes, however, including robberies, burglaries, and rapes, Abridge News
Feb 21 2015
Arab governments are privately expressing their concern to Washington about the emerging terms of a potential deal aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear program, according to Arab and U.S. officials involved in the deliberations.
The direction of U.S. diplomacy with Tehran has added fuel to fears in some Arab states of a nuclear-arms race in the region, as well as reviving talk about possiblyFox News (Online News)
Nov 20 2017
President Trump says the NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch.
Lynch sat during most of the U.S. national anthem and stood for the Mexican anthem before Sunday's game against the Patriots at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.Los Angeles Times
Nov 29 2020
Gerald Lawrence takes copious notes as public comments submitted to the Delaware County Board of Elections in Pennsylvania are read out loud.
Some are congratulatory, thanking Mr. Lawrence and his colleagues for running a safe and secure election during a pandemic.
The vast majority, however, are not.
A voter named Richard tells the board he believes there was seriousChristian Science Monitor
May 17 2014
The chances that any significant immigration legislation will be enacted before the midterm election grew more remote on Friday, when House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's office said it would not allow debate on a narrowly crafted proposal sponsored by a fellow Republican.
President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats made a major push this week on the issue, hoping to put pressure onCNN (Online News)
May 17 2014
Hillary Rodham Clinton weighed in on the debate over income inequality on Friday, calling for policies intended to help the struggling middle class, in a speech that seemed suited to a campaign.
Addressing the New America Foundation, a public policy group, Mrs. Clinton — a former first lady, senator and secretary of state, and a possible 2016 presidential candidate — appealed to theNew York Times (News)
Nov 18 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice wants an appeal to a court ruling that allows the U.S. House of Representatives to proceed with contempt charges against U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. for his role in the botched Fast and Furious gun-running scheme.Washington Times