Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Furthering his efforts to reach out to minorities, Donald Trump at a rally in Tampa decried how Hispanics have fared economically under President Barack Obama. “Hispanic citizens have been suffering under this president,” Trump said Aug. 24, 2016. “Since President Obama came into office, another…


Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald Trump mocked the size of Hillary Clinton’s crowds and the depth of her support at a packed rally in Tampa. Then he turned on Clinton’s celebrity supporters. “The only people enthusiastic about her campaign are Hollywood celebrities, in many cases celebrities that aren’t very…


Fact-checking Trump's first general election ad on immigration

Fact-checking Trump's first general election ad on immigration

Doom and gloom will befall the nation under a Hillary Clinton administration, implies Donald Trump’s first TV ad of the general election. “In Hillary Clinton’s America, the system stays rigged against Americans,” the narrator says. “Syrian refugees flood in. Illegal immigrants convicted of committing crimes…


Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Back in January, Iran released five American prisoners back to the United States. On the same day, the United States transferred $400 million in cash to Iran, holding onto the money until three of the freed Americans were in the air, on their way home….


Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s first ad of the general election campaign focuses on immigration, predicting what will happen if Hillary Clinton is elected. “In Hillary Clinton’s America,” it warns, “illegal immigrants convicted of committing crimes get to stay, collecting Social Security benefits, skipping the line. Our border…


Donald Trump

Donald Trump

The media has been one of Donald Trump’s most consistent targets during his 2016 presidential campaign. In a recent fundraising email, his campaign called out CNN. “Friend, a CNN anchor acknowledged that the media has given Hillary Clinton a ‘free ride,’ ” the email said….


Donald Trump, stumping in Austin, on the PolitiFact Truth-O-Meter

Donald Trump, stumping in Austin, on the PolitiFact Truth-O-Meter

With Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump alighting in Austin, it’s worth remembering that dozens of Trump claims have been fact-checked by PolitiFact reporters. See Trump’s full PolitiFact report card here. Gander at Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s fact-check history here. Some lately-most-clicked PolitiFact items: —Democrat Hillary…


Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s first TV ad of the general election depicts Hillary Clinton’s immigration plan as dangerous for America. “In Hillary Clinton’s America, the system stays rigged against Americans. Syrian refugees flood in. Illegal immigrants convicted of committing crimes get to stay,” states the ad. “Collecting…


Donald Trump, bound to Austin, on the PolitiFact Truth-O-Meter

Donald Trump, bound to Austin, on the PolitiFact Truth-O-Meter

With Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump alighting in Austin, it’s worth remembering that dozens of Trump claims have been fact-checked by PolitiFact reporters. See Trump’s full PolitiFact report card here. Gander at Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s fact-check history here. Some lately-most-clicked PolitiFact items: —Democrat Hillary…