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Questions tagged [donald-trump]

Claims made about Donald Trump. Do not use this tag for questions about claims made by Trump.

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Did Donald Trump dare Nancy Pelosi to cancel his State of the Union speech? [on hold]

A CNN article by Chris Cillizza has the headline: Donald Trump dared Nancy Pelosi to cancel his State of the Union speech. So she did. The article does not give evidence to support the claim, but ...
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Has Trump stated whether he is still proud to own the shutdown? [on hold]

Before the shutdown began, trump said that he would be "proud" to own it. On the 4th of January, he said that he was still proud of the shutdown. I haven't heard him being proud since and just ...
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did Trump average one false claim every 34 seconds? [closed]

This video is doing the rounds on facebook. It claims that trump made one false claim ever 34 seconds. It then goes on to show the speech, interrupting on each claimed lie. Are the supposed lies ...
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Can the US president order the army into construction?

I know the President can order the troops into battle "in defense of the nation", but can he order the troops into manual labor? I'm skeptical over this claim of presidential power from Politico ...
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Did Mueller indict a Russian company that didn't exist?

Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza just tweeted this: Is Mueller this dumb? Or does he think the press is too dumb to notice he indicted a Russian company that doesn’t even exist? This is a ...
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Has Trump authorized the construction of 115 miles of border wall?

Accordign to Twitter @realDonaldTrump I am in the Oval Office & just gave out a 115 mile long contract for another large section of the Wall in Texas. We are already building and renovating ...
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Did Bob Corker ask Trump for his endorsement?

President Trump just tweeted this (see here and here): Senator Bob Corker just stated that, “I’m so priveledged to serve in the Senate for twelve years, and that’s what I told the people of our ...
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Have any Ivanka Trump branded products been made in America?

In this video by The Young Turks, Cenk claims that Ivanka That Ivanka does not make one product in America. Not one. She's never made a single product that she's sold in the United States of ...
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Were Trump's tax cuts the largest in American history?

If anyone feels this is truly a duplicate of: Is the GOP tax plan the 'largest tax cut in history'? Feel free to close or delete the question. That question above was asked on 18 December 2017, ...
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Was Joseph Mifsud working for Western intelligence agencies?

George Papadopoulos, who was a foreign policy advisor on President Trump’s 2016 Presidential campaign, just tweeted this: I just have a responsibility to inform America of the truth. Western ...
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Did Trump say “going loco”? [closed]

The following site as well as other websites state that President Trump used the expression “going loco” referring to the Federal Reserve Bank and their interest rate policy. “The problem I have ...
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Is there evidence that women who said they were sexually assaulted by Trump lied for money?

According to Wikipedia, there are at least 19 women who have accused Trump of sexual assault or harassment. Trump has recently claimed: I was accused by, I believe it was four women," Trump said. "...
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Was Carolin Gallego the secretary of Donald Trump in 1992?

Some people seem to believe that this letter to the New York magazine in 1992 was written by Donald Trump, and not his secretary. “Based on the fact that I work for Donald Trump as his secretary—...
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Were illegally immigrating children held in cages during the Obama administration?

Were children separated from their parents when they were caught on the Mexican border by US officials as illegal immigrants before Trump's introduction of zero tolerance immigration policy? I wasn't ...
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Did Barron Trump wear a “I'm with Stupid” shirt next to his father? [closed]

Source This image apparently shows Barron Trump standing next to his father, while wearing an "I'm With Stupid #swedenincident" shirt. I can't find any info. Did this happen? I found the image in ...
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Did Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus, back pro-Trump group?

A lot of news media are writing about Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus, to have backed Nimble America, a pro-Trump group. He would have acknowledged this on Reddit under a pseudonym rather than his ...
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Has anyone been convicted of campaign finance violations by paying an informant before an election? [closed]

The Atlantic reports In pleading guilty to violations of campaign-finance laws, Cohen said that the then-candidate Trump had directed him to do so, arranging payments to two women who alleged ...
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Is the crime rate for undocumented immigrants “considerably lower” than that of Trump campaign staffers? [closed]

This Facebook status has over 50,000 shares: https://facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10155478870771603&id=520116602&refid=52 It states: Undocumented immigrants commit crimes at a ...
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Did Trump say that laziness is a Black trait? [closed]

Recently CNN interviewed Jack O'Donnell and they talked about a quote from Trump in his (Jack O'Donnell) book. I've got black accountants at Trump Castle and at Trump Plaza. Black guys counting my ...
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Was Christopher Steele told to stop collecting information about a Trump-Russia ties?

According to The Hill They do, however, indicate that Steele was told to stop gathering intelligence on behalf of the FBI in November 2016 — building on information already known as a result of the ...
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Was Paul Manafort exonerated for the crimes he’s now charged with?

Andrew Napolitano just said this on Fox News regarding the trial of Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort: Here’s Manafort’s defense: I was investigated for all this by the government 8 years ago ...
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Was Trump late for his meeting with the Queen?

President Trump claims that he was early for a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II and she made him wait. Donald Trump has rejected reports that he was late to meet the Queen as "fake disgusting news", ...
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Did Trump hire actors to support him at his campaign announcement?

The Atlantic reported in 2015 that Trump hired actors to support him in a campaign announcement: Donald Trump's presidential campaign announcement last month was widely mocked, not only for the ...
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Is the F-35 aircraft literally invisible? [closed]

Donald Trump said of the F-35 "You can’t see it. You literally can’t see it. It’s hard to fight a plane you can’t see" The video of him saying this makes it seem as if he really believes it can't be ...
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Do you need photo ID to buy groceries in the United States? [closed]

On 31/07/2018 President Donald Trump said that "You know, if you go out and you want to buy groceries, you need a picture on a card. You need ID." Is this true, do you need photo ID to buy groceries ...
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Did Air Force personnel tell Trump the F-35 is something “you can't see”?

I know there's a question here which addresses the "it is invisible" claim. What I want to ask here is based on the two of the earliest (and most detailed) claims that Trump made on the topic, ...
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Did Trump muse on the different names for the UK? [closed]

According to an article in The Guardian, the occasion of his visit to the United Kingdom elicited a philosophical thought about its many possible names. “We would make a great deal with the United ...
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Has Trump's administration been making more human trafficking arrests than the Obama administration?

I come across this image below circulation on the internet. The image is comparing the human trafficking arrests during Trump's and Obama's administrations. Are these figures true?
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Did Obama have a policy of “separating [migrant] families”?

Politfact says, While the Obama administration's immigration approach was not without controversy, it’s simply untrue to say he had a policy of separating families. Did any policy though result in ...
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Did Donald Trump say republicans are the dumbest voters in the country?

I saw this image going around Twitter lately: If I were to run, I'd run as a republican. They're the dumbest group of voters in the country. They love anything on FOX News. I could lie and ...
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Is it true that Trump can't watch porn at the White House?

According to http://www.newsweek.com/trump-porn-white-house-brzezinski-964494 Trump is unhappy that he is not allowed to watch porn at the White House? Who could possibly have the controlling legal ...
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Is this graphic depicting Trump and Hitler accurate?

This graphic has been spreading around social media the last few weeks; its sentiment echoed in USA Today among other places. Snopes has weighed in, but I find the article unsatisfying. It calls the ...
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Did the FBI plant an informant in the Trump campaign during the Obama administration?

Donald Trump has tweeted allegations of the US's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) planting spies in his 2016 presidential campaign: Wow, word seems to be coming out that the Obama FBI “SPIED ...
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Was the tree planted on the Whitehouse lawn by Macron and Trump later removed?

This Guardian article claims that Pictures taken by a Reuters photographer appeared to show that a tree planted at the White House this week by Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron has vanished. ...
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Were there depictions of Donald Trump holding Hillary Clinton's severed head?

Hillary Clinton has recently claimed unfair treatment in the media. “They were selling T-shirts and mugs at the Republican [National] Convention with Trump holding my head. Nobody said a word. Not ...
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Has Trump freed hundreds of children per month and broken up trafficking rings?

Roseanne Barr just tweeted this to explain her support for President Trump: President Trump has freed so many children held in bondage to pimps all over this world. Hundreds each month. He has ...
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Is this Donald Trump and did he slap the governor of Mexico City?

Someone sent me a video that has been going around where Donald Trump allegedly slaps/fights the governor of Mexico City. I'm skeptical about such claim. A quick search took me to this website which ...
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Did Donald Trump stop a mugger in 1991?

Claim In the year 1991, Donald Trump witnessed a mugging from his limousine. He told his driver to pull over, got out, confronted the attacker, and caused him to stop. Sources I googled this a bit,...
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Did Trump promise to bring back waterboarding?

According to the Wikipedia article Guantanamo Bay detention camp § President Trump's statements on the camp: President Donald Trump has vowed to keep the prison open and to use it to detain "bad ...
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Would arming teachers prevent or lessen US school schootings? [duplicate]

Dupe voters, this is not a dupe. I wish answers only about teachers, not general members of the public. Please re-open According to the BBC, US President Donald Trump has said arming teachers ...
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Did Donald Trump ever say whether or not to arm teachers?

In the media today, reports from the press are being seen in which President Donald Trump said "I never said to give teachers guns." Given his bombastic personality, it doesn't seem outside the realm ...
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Is Donald Trump 6'3" and 239lbs?

After the release of details of President Trump's first medical, the internet is, predictably, awash with claims that his weight, and possibly height, are incorrectly reported. Can these be verified ...
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Did Donald Trump say this about state pregnancy law?

2 days ago, Twitter user Todd Dracula shared a video from a Donald Trump speech, which can be found at https://twitter.com/ToddDracula/status/954410865993879558. In it, the President appears to claim:...
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Did Obama use the Espionage act to put reporters in jail?

In this video, David Rubin claims that Obama used the espionage act to have journalists arrested, while Donald Trump has not. There are two claims being made here: Obama used the espionage act to ...
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Did Donald Trump say this about his daughter and wife?

If you Google for the phrase "Is it wrong to be more sexually attracted to your own daughter than your wife?", you will find quite a few sites, some of them reputable publications purporting that ...
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Did Trump predict Gillespie would lose?

President Trump just tweeted this: Remember, Republicans are 5-0 in Congressional Races this year. The media refuses to mention this. I said Gillespie and Moore would lose (for very different ...
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Is the GOP tax plan the 'largest tax cut in history'?

The GOP recently released their final tax plan this week, after going to a conference committee to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the bill. US President Donald Trump has frequently ...
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Will the Republican tax plan cost Donald Trump “a fortune”?

In this video (Donald Trump in St. Charles, MO - Youtube), Donald Trump says the Republican tax plan is going to "cost him a fortune, believe me" (1:30). This is going to cost me a fortune, this ...
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Has any other president personally paid the family of a fallen soldier?

I was reading in the news that President Donald Trump has written a check for $25,000 for the family of a fallen soldier. The article, indirectly quoted Donald Trump as saying: “He said, ‘I’m going ...
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Did Trump help Puerto Rico actively?

This picture states that Trump donated his own money to Puerto Rico and "sent" several types of aid to them actively. Is this true? The picture is a "top" thread on his Reddit page with 6000 likes ...