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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s made-up claims on shootings, tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) – Playing defense, President Donald Trump made up facts in the aftermath of two mass shootings and as U.S. businesses braced for a potentially devastating trade war with China. Trump distorted science in seeking to assign [...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s fiction on gun violence, economy

WASHINGTON (AP) – It was a week of exaggeration and outright fiction for President Donald Trump as he confronted the aftermath of two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. Trump twisted science in seeking to assign blame on video games for [...]

California ammo check law blocked 100 sales in first month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California officials say the state’s new ammunition background check law stopped more than 100 prohibited persons from buying bullets in its first month. Attorney General Xavier Becerra disclosed the early [...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts census, Obama-Biden record

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is stretching the truth in his legally questionable bid to get a citizenship question added to the 2020 census. Brushing aside a Supreme Court ruling against him and his agencies saying it’s [...]

AP FACT CHECK: Obama is a silent partner in Trump’s boasts

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has a silent partner behind several of the accomplishments he likes to boast about: Barack Obama. Despite assailing his Democratic predecessor for waging a “cruel and heartless war on American [...]

Background check petition would close gun show loophole

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A gun safety group has taken the first step toward changing Ohio law to require background checks on virtually all guns sales, including those done privately. The petition filed Monday with the Ohio Attorney General’s [...]

AP FACT CHECK: No sign of Trump-Mexico deal on farm goods

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is bragging about a new deal with Mexico that provides for “large” sales of U.S. farm goods, but it doesn’t appear to exist. In weekend tweets, he announced in all capital letters that he [...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts findings of Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is distorting the findings of the Russia investigation, claiming exoneration and a possible case against him “closed” based on remarks from a special counsel who did not make either statement. “Robert [...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump cries ‘treason’ over campaign scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is using “treason” rather lightly as he assails unidentified U.S. officials for investigating operatives of his campaign in 2016. There’s no allegation or even suggestion that they committed [...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, his baby ‘executions’ and the reality

NEW YORK (AP) – President Donald Trump, in what’s become a staple of his rallies, accuses doctors of executing babies who are born alive after a failed abortion attempt. His comments, meant to taint Democrats, have been embraced by [...]