Fact check: Trump declares emergency with faulty claims
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the southern border while acknowledging that rapid construction of a wall is not a necessity, but rather his preference. In justifying the extraordinary step, he brushed aside his administration's...Associated Press News
Fact check: Trump hails auto revival that's not happened
President Donald Trump is hailing a renaissance in U.S. auto manufacturing that has not happened. The industry is chugging along without the "massive numbers" of car companies that he says are setting up shop in the country.Always eager to claim a manufacturing revival,...Associated Press News
Fact check: Calif. Gov. Newsom wrong on illegal border crossings
California Gov. Gavin Newsom devoted part of his first State of the State address to attacking President Donald Trump's positions on illegal immigration, declaring, "This border emergency is nothing more than a manufactured crisis and California will not be part of this political theater." His rhetoric in Tuesday's speech was similar to that of his Democratic predecessor, Gov. Jerry Brown. His nascent record suggests that he wants even ...Associated Press News
Fact check: Trump exaggerates wall progress, misleads on crime
President Donald Trump on Monday presented the border wall as a work in progress, hailing the start of a "big, big portion" with much more coming soon. That's a hefty exaggeration from a president who has yet to see an extra mile of barrier completed since he took office.Associated Press News
'Build a wall and crime will fall,' says Trump. But it's been falling anyway.
As the partial shutdown of the federal government drags on into its 33rd day over Donald Trump’s demand that Congress allocate $5.7 billion for a barrier along the U.S. border with Mexico, the president unveiled a new rhyming slogan Wednesday to try to convince more Americans of the logic of his proposal. Trump, of course, has long blamed undocumented immigrants for higher crime rates in the United States. They’re rapists,” Trump said of Mexican...Yahoo! News News
Fact-checking Donald Trump's border speech and DACA offer
President Donald Trump laid out a broad immigration deal in an address from the Diplomatic Reception Room on Saturday that would fund his signature border wall in exchange for temporary protections for more than one million immigrants.CNN News
Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He’s right.
Every Senate Democrat voted for new border barriers along the southern border as part of an immigration overhaul bill in 2013. Now Democrats are refusing President Trump's request for what they say is an unnecessary wall.The Washington Post News