Author: Glenn Kessler

President Trump made 2,140 false or misleading claims in his first year

After a year in office, President Trump has made 2,140 false or misleading claims and flip-flops. He now averages 5.9 per day. (Meg Kelly/The Washington Post) One year after taking the oath of office, President Trump has made 2,140 false or misleading claims, according to The Fact Checker’s database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president. That’s an average of nearly 5.9 claims a day. We started this project as part of our coverage of the president’s first 100 days, largely because we could not possibly keep up with the pace and volume of...

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The top ten fact checks of 2017

Here are the 10 fact checks that most captivated — or angered — readers in 2017, along with our most viewed videos and other content. Here are the 10 fact checks that most captivated — or angered — readers in 2017, along with our most viewed videos and other...

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