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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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Are 550 people still losing their jobs at “Trump's” Carrier plant?

Donald Trump made saving the jobs at Carrier a big campaign rallying point. On December 06, 2016 New York Times reported from Chuck Jones, the president of United Steelworkers Local 1999, that 550 ...
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Are white people who believe Obama is Muslim largely Trump sympathisers?

Vox published an article claiming that 89% of white people who believe Obama is a Muslim are Trump sympathisers: You can ask just one simple question to find out whether someone likes Donald Trump ...
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Did millions of illegal immigrants vote in the 2016 USA election? [duplicate]

According to president elect Donald Trump, millions of people voted illegally: In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of ...
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Is Trump the first politician to go on a victory tour since the Nuremberg Rallies?

I've seen articles going around on my Facebook feed, which seem to stem from this article: For example, as Trump launches his “Thank You” victory tour tonight at a rally in Cincinnati, you may find ...
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Does discarding the California vote numbers make Donald Trump lead the national popular vote?

"Clinton’s 2.3-million-popular-vote plurality over Trump depends on the votes in a single state: California. Clinton has more than a 4-million-vote plurality over Trump there. In the other 49 states ...
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Can protecting Trump cost $1m a day?

According to CNN: Protecting President-elect Donald Trump and his family is costing New York City more than $1 million a day, according to three city officials. I have a hard time arriving to such ...
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Did an anti-Trump protest hold up a “Rape Melania” sign?

Maajid Nawaz tweeted that someone at an anti-Trump held up an "Rape Melania" sign (in reference to Melania Trump): But some commenters are saying it's photoshopped: Did a protester ...
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Are there 2-3m illegal migrants with criminal records in the USA?

President-Elect Trump has said that he plans to deport or jail between 2 million and 3 million illegal migrants in the USA who have criminal records. US President-elect Donald Trump has said he ...
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Did Trump call Belgium a village in Europe?

According to a quote on NDTV from European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Trump said that "Belgium was a village somewhere in Europe". Once Called Belgium A European Village, Donald ...
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Is Trump's election the first successful presidential election campaign with a female campaign manager?

From a tweet with over six thousand retweets, also retweeted by Nazí Paikidze, International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM): The first woman in American history to successfully manage a ...
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Was a server owned by Donald Trump configured to selectively communicate with a Russian bank?

Recently, reports in left-leaning publications have come out alleging potential cooperation (for lack of a better word) between Donald Trump and Russian sources. In particular, Slate.com's "Was a ...
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Did Hillary Clinton say this quote about Donald Trump and equal pay? [closed]

A meme on 9gag says: "He [Trump] doesn't think women deserve equal pay unless they do as good a job as men." Hillary Clinton 09/26/2016 Is this true that Clinton actually said that? May I ...
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Did Trump fight against racial segregation at his golf resort?

This Truthfeed article, via Reddit, claims that Donald Trump fought Palm Beach authorities to ensure that the Mar-a-Lago golf club that he owned could be opened up to Jewish and African-American ...
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Was Donald Trump's father a member of the KKK?

This tumblr post has garnered over 13,000 notes: The post makes 3 main claims: Donald Trump's father was a member of the KKK for over 70 years He was arrested in 1927 at a KKK event He was ...
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Did Donald Trump call Alicia Machado “Miss Piggy” and “Miss Housekeeping”?

During the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate, Clinton said: He called this woman "Miss Piggy." Then he called her "Miss Housekeeping," because she was Latina. Donald, she has a name. Her ...
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Did Donald Trump only tell the truth in 22% of his fact-checked statements?

I was reading through post-debate comments made by prominent writers and the such, and came across one who linked the Washington Post (who linked Politifact) in saying that of the statements made by ...
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Did Donald Trump express support for the Iraq war?

Donald Trump claimed in the presidential debates (September 26th 2016) that he had always been against the Iraq war. Most others claim he supported it. Is there documentary evidence of him expressing ...
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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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Did Muslims celebrate the attack on 9/11 in New Jersey in 2001?

Donald Trump claimed this in November 2015: "I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down. Thousands of people ...
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Did Donald Trump make campaign contributions to Attorneys General who then decided not to prosecute him?

According to this Medium article and this Vox article Donald Trump made campaign contributions to two attorneys general who then suddenly decided to stop investigating his "Trump University" for fraud....
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Did Iranians kill “the scientist who helped the US”?

Many people are saying that the Iranians killed the scientist who helped the U.S. because of Hillary Clinton's hacked emails. 11:45 PM - 8 Aug 2016 Trump Is it true that many people are saying this?...
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Did Donald Trump say this about Republicans? [duplicate]

Did Donald Trump really make this claim?
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Are these statements about Trump accurate?

This image seems to be going around: It states: Donald Trump sheltered Jennifer Hudson rent-free after her family was murdered. Donald Trump sued the City of Palm Beach when he bought a segregated ...
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Were there cases of protesters starting violence at Trump rallies?

During the CNN GOP Debate, Donald Trump gave two explanations for the repeated violent reactions of some of his supporters to protests at Trump rallies. The first one being love for their country and ...
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Is this picture of Trump making people swear to vote for him genuine?

From https://twitter.com/wpjenna/status/706227458777993216 (5K retweets, Washington Post reporter, verified user) Donald Trump makes members of his Orlando crowd raise their right hands and ...
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Did the Trump family change its name from Drumpf to Trump?

According to some media (e.g., International Business Times, Washington Times), the grandfather of Donald Trump, Frederick Trump, was originally called Friedrich Drumpf but changed his name after ...
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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 Donald Trump's campaign a false flag? [closed]

Jeb Bush recently suggested that Donald Trump's campaign is a false flag for Hillary Clinton, and I have heard a few people mention this sort of thing in the past as well. What evidence is there to ...
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Are there sections across Europe that are so radicalized by Islamic Jihadists that police refuse to go there? [duplicate]

In a recent MSNBC interview, Donald trump said this: "Paris is no longer the same city it was. They have sections in Paris that are radicalized and the police refuse to go there. They're petrified. ...
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Did Donald Trump say that muslims should be visibly marked?

Donald Trump has been reported in the news and over the internet for suggesting that Muslims should wear some visible id or badge of some sort. Raw Story headlined with: Trump crosses the Nazi ...
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Did the United States annual free tax credits paid to illegal immigrants quadruple to 4.2 billion in 2011?

In Donald Trump's Immigration Policy for the 2016 US Presidential Election campaign, he claims: The costs for the United States have been extraordinary: U.S. taxpayers have been asked to pick up ...
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Did Donald Trump erect a flag on a man-made hill to skirt the law?

A post on Facebook reads (emphasis added) When Trump purchased and rebuilt Mar-A-Lago the Grand mansion and estate In Palm beach, Florida he got into a dispute with the city, who are well ...
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Is Donald Trump's ratio of bankruptcy to businesses consistent with the success rate of other entrepreneurs?

Closely related to this question: Did Donald Trump file for bankruptcy four times? Donald trump has consistently claimed that filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy is not unheard of and 'only' four ...
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Did Donald Trump file for bankruptcy four times?

In the CNN's Republican debate broadcasted in Sept 2015, Carly Fiorina said the following to Donald Trump: There are a lot of us Americans who believe that we're going to have trouble someday ...
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Did Donald Trump ever say illegal immigrants should have a path to citizenship?

Recently, Donald Trump has called for mass deportation of illegal immigrants and limitation of birthright citizenship. However, many anti-Trump pundits have quoted a previous statement much friendlier ...