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Oct 4, 2018 10 tweets 6 min read
A cheering crowd greets @realDonaldTrump in Rochester, Minn. "So this is supposed to be a Democrat state," he said. We're live tweeting. .@realDonaldTrump says "we now have a fair deal" to replace NAFTA. Cars must have 75% North American content - up from 2/3rds. Access to 3.5% of Canada’s diary market. Here's our guide to what's in the deal and where it stands. politifact.com/truth-o-meter/…
Sep 21, 2018 5 tweets 3 min read
In Las Vegas, @realDonaldTrump opens with a list of the ways the economy has improved.
See our recent look at his economics talking points. bit.ly/2OHjbgn @realDonaldTrump said he cut more regulations than any other administration. Well, we rated his promise to cut them as Promise Kept.
Jul 31, 2018 20 tweets 9 min read
THREAD: We're fact-checking President @realDonaldTrump's speech tonight in Tampa in support of FL gov candidate @RonDeSantisFL. #TrumpTampa We fact-check Rep. DeSantis over at @PolitiFactFL: politifact.com/personalities/… He is running against Ag Commissioner @adamputnam in the GOP primary Aug. 28
Jun 19, 2018 13 tweets 6 min read
THREAD: @realdonaldtrump’s administration has separated some 2,000 migrant kids from adults after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Critics say breaking up families this way is a distinctly cruel feature of Trump’s presidency Yet some Republicans counter that the policy is merely a continuation of President @BarackObama’s approach
May 17, 2018 7 tweets 3 min read
THREAD: @VP Mike Pence recently said, "Religion in America isn’t receding. It’s just the opposite. Faith is gaining new life across America every day." @LouJacobson spoke to experts and found this to be Half True. Here’s why: (2/7) Vice President Pence overlooked some notable nuances in the long-running data on religion in the United States.
May 9, 2018 11 tweets 4 min read
THREAD: We fact-checked @realdonaldtrump's top CIA pick Gina Haspel’s Senate hearing today (1/11) Haspel faced tough questions about her oversight of waterboarding and role in the agency’s controversial decision to destroy video recordings of CIA interrogations (2/11)