Fact Check

The Associated Press

NewsGuard Defends New York Times Stealth Edit of Blackface Story: ‘Not All Changes Necessarily Corrections’

NewsGuard, the establishment-backed “fact checker” that according to one report is approximately twice as likely to rate a conservative news site as “untrustworthy” compared to a non-conservative news site, urged caution to critics of the New York Times’ recent decision to alter a headline about Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring admitting to wearing blackface without notifying readers.

Nancy Pelosi papers SOTU (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Nancy Pelosi on State of the Union: ‘It Will Take Days to Fact-check’

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi shuffled a large-type transcript of President Donald Trump’s speech during the State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. Afterwards, she condemned what she called the president’s “misrepresentations,” tweeting that they would “take days to fact-check.”

GOP candidate Elizabeth Heng whose ad has been reinstated by Facebook

Fresno Bee: Jim Costa Lied About Elizabeth Heng and Trump

A “fact check” by the Fresno Bee — hardly a conservative outlet — noted Wednesday that an ad by incumbent Democrat Jim Costa against Republican challenger Elizabeth Heng quoted her out of context in a misleading way.

Obama Illinois (Scott Olson / Getty)

Fact Check: Obama’s Speech Attacking Trump at University of Illinois

The idea that re-electing Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House, and electing Democrats who want to impeach the president, raise taxes, abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and extend Medicare to the entire country without a plan to pay for it represents a return to “sanity” is the biggest lie of all.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the Daily Briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on March 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

CNN Fact Checks Sean Spicer Joke About Salad Dressing

CNN has published a stinging fact check of the Trump Administration, exposing several falsehoods in a joke that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer made Tuesday about salad dressing.