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PolitiFact 37m
Jonathan Turley of George Washington University, invited by Republicans, countered the other three witnesses that impeachment is no place for broad notions of abuse of power. Should Trump be impeached? What law professors said at the
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PolitiFact 3h
A Nixon-era law limits the president’s ability to delay congressionally appropriated spending. Democrats say Trump may have violated it.
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PolitiFact 5h
It hasn’t been a normal year. We started the year fact-checking claims about the Mueller report. We've live fact-checked every since June. We’re ending the year doing extensive fact-checking of this fall’s impeachment hearings.
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PolitiFact 6h
President Trump said that were he not in Congress, Adam Schiff would be "thrown in jail" for Schiff's description of Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian president. We say: False.
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PolitiFact 7h
While vetoing a pupil records law, WI Gov. said his issue was with the mandate that schools release the names of students’ parents or guardians. But there is no mandate — something Evers’ office eventually admitted 11 days later. via
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PolitiFact 8h
NEW: Did Trump’s freeze on Ukraine aid violate the Impoundment Control Act?
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PolitiFact 8h
NEW: President Trump said Adam Schiff "made up the conversation. He lied. If he didn't do that in the halls of Congress, he'd be thrown in jail. He did it in the halls of Congress, he's given immunity." We say: False.
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PolitiFact 8h
2020 Democratic candidate Deval Patrick prefers a public option health plan, and opposes Medicare for All. The Former Massachusetts governor supports raising taxes on the wealthy, but not through a wealth tax. His bio:
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PolitiFact 9h
NC Rep says Trump “wants to cut 3 million people from SNAP, including children, seniors and veterans.” The proposed change to "categorical eligibility" rules would affect 3.1 million people currently receiving benefits, according to the USDA.
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PolitiFact 10h
Jonathan Turley of George Washington University, invited by Republicans, countered the other three witnesses that impeachment is no place for broad notions of abuse of power. Should Trump be impeached? What law professors said at the
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PolitiFact 11h
A reader recently asked us whether could be impeached, removed and run for re-election. The short answer, we found, is that Trump probably could run again, as long as the Senate didn’t decide to forbid it. But it wouldn’t be easy.
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PolitiFact 11h
Sen. John Kennedy said the Ukrainian anti-Trump effort came from the very top, and former Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko "actively worked for Secretary Clinton." The publications he cited don’t back that up, nor does any other available evidence.
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. said “wants to cut 3 million people from SNAP, including children, seniors and veterans.” Mostly True.
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PolitiFact 22h
New York's David DiPietro is a leading proponent of a push to divide the state into 3 parts. One reason he gives is about welfare benefits. NY has a reputation for providing a state safety net that is more generous than others, but is it as he claims?
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PolitiFact Dec 4
NEW: The House’s impeachment inquiry moved to a new phase on Dec. 4, as the House Judiciary Committee invited four legal scholars — three called by Democrats, one by Republicans — to testify about the history and law of impeachment.
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PolitiFact Dec 4
Trump bashed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for an impeachment quote that she never said. The statement was a Fox News reporter’s distorted paraphrase of comments Pelosi made in a memo to fellow House Democrats.
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PolitiFact Dec 4
NEW: says Ukraine's past president actively supported Hillary Clinton in 2016. The reports he cites don't say that, nor does anything else.
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Amy Sherman Dec 4
., R-Fla., has been a key defender of Trump during the impeachment inquiry. Here’s a look at his Truth-O-Meter including a Mostly False claim about Obama and Ukraine aid:
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PolitiFact Dec 4
There are multiple proposed changes to the SNAP program, The SNAP program provides "nutritional assistance" to people who are low-income or disabled. Adams referred to proposed changes to "categorical eligibility." Mostly True.
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