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Research & Resources

Fact Check – CNN

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“CNN strives to hold elected officials and candidates accountable — to point out what’s true and what’s not. Here’s a look at our recent fact checks, sorted by subject.”

Editor’s Note: Constantly updated, as items are sorted by subject.
Always current. Good source for research and fact checking.

Source: Fact Check – CNN

Trumpfiles2020 – Weekly commentary

Here’s our weekly summary where we summarize some of our key posts, and link to the archives. We also provide additional commentary on some posts and the recent activity we’re covering…

* This week, we posted 18 new posts, stories about Trump and his actions and information about his Administration, Coronavirus, and more. See the May archives for all the May posts…

Inside Donald Trump and Jared Kushner’s Two Months of Magical Thinking | Vanity Fair


Caption: Florida governor Ron DeSantis, a close Trump ally in a crucial swing state, wanted to keep beaches open—and Trump bowed to pressure.By Steve Nesius/Reuters.

“Obsessed with impeachment and their enemies and worried about the stock market, the president and his son-in-law scapegoated HHS Secretary Alex Azar, and treated the coronavirus as mostly a political problem as it moved through the country.”

Source: Inside Donald Trump and Jared Kushner’s Two Months of Magical Thinking | Vanity Fair

Trump’s Response to Virus Reflects a Long Disregard for Science – The New York Times

“The president’s Covid-19 response has extended the administration’s longstanding practice of undermining scientific expertise for political purposes.”

President Trump arrived at the White House daily coronavirus briefing this month.Credit…Al Drago for The New York Times

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/28/climate/trump-coronavirus-climate-science.html

NY Times: 260,000 Words, Full of Self-Praise, From Trump on the Virus

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“Three journalists from The New York Times reviewed more than 260,000 words spoken by President Trump during the pandemic. Here’s what we learned.”

260,000 Words, Full of Self-Praise, From Trump on the Virus https://nyti.ms/3aHzDHA

Trump has ‘dangerously undermined truth’ with attacks on news media: report – The Washington Post

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By Paul Farhi
April 16, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. PDT

A new research report from a leading journalism organization says President Trump’s attacks on the news media have endangered American democracy and imperiled press freedom in other countries.The report from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) catalogues a lengthy list of Trump’s anti-press behaviors, from repeatedly tarring credible reporting with charges of “fake news,” …

Source: Trump has ‘dangerously undermined truth’ with attacks on news media: report – The Washington Post

President Trump made 18,000 false or misleading claims in 1,170 days – The Washington Post

Screenshot_2020-04-14 Analysis President Trump made 18,000 false or misleading claims in 1,170 days


The coronavirus pandemic has led to an explosion of claims — and a new category in our ongoing tracking of the president’s difficulty with accurate facts.

Source: President Trump made 18,000 false or misleading claims in 1,170 days – The Washington Post

Tracking all of President Trump’s false or misleading claims – Washington Post

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Screenshot_2020-04-11 Analysis Tracking all of President Trump’s false or misleading claims

The Washington Post’s ongoing database of President Trump’s false or misleading claims.

Source: Tracking all of President Trump’s false or misleading claims – Washington Post