PolitiFact: Fact-checking the first debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

This report was written by PolitiFact staff writers Jon Greenberg, Louis Jacobson, Amy Sherman, Samantha Putterman, Miriam Valverde, Bill McCarthy, Noah Y. Kim and Daniel Funke and Kaiser Health News reporters Victoria Knight and Emmarie Huetteman. It was published by PolitiFact Sept. 29, 2020. President Trump and Joe Biden in their first presidential debate Sept. … [Read more…]

James Comey Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

James Comey, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), testifies via videoconference during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. The committee is exploring the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s investigation of the 2016 Trump campaign and Russian election interference. Photo by Stefani Reynolds/UPI Read more…

Turning off Trump’s mic at the debate would have been the ‘simple thing to do’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., expressed exasperation Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s constant interruptions at the presidential debate — and that no one turned his microphone off. In an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Pelosi was asked if the additional presidential debates should go on as scheduled, given that Trump broke all of … [Read more…]

James Comey testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee

September 30, 2020 10:23 AM Site staff Posted: September 30, 2020 10:23 AM Updated: September 30, 2020 11:15 AM WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Judiciary Committee: Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the 2016 Russian interference investigation. COPYRIGHT 2020 BY CHANNEL 3000. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY … [Read more…]

The Conspiracy Theories Plaguing 2020

In the hectic world of social media during an election year, it doesn’t take long to stumble across something that doesn’t seem quite… right. Armed protestors traveling to your area? Positive COVID-19 results coming to the inboxes of people who never even took the test? The information we find on the internet can be scary … [Read more…]

Checking Donald Trump’s claim on the economy that ‘Ohio had the best year it’s ever had last year’

CLEVELAND, Ohio – As Joe Biden and Donald Trump traded arguments over the president’s leadership of the economy during Tuesday’s debate, Trump declared, “Ohio had the best year it’s ever had last year.” Trump did not say by what measure he was making that claim. The exchange came during a debate on whether the Barack … [Read more…]