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+1 to Philipp, but alternatively [isn't that epic in a question about Trump?], the claim could be true if we count the 2017 Mayoral election: Both Mr Trump and his wife, Melania, applied for absentee ballots to vote in the 7 November mayoral election in New York City, where they lived before moving to Washington DC. Ms Trump’s application went off without ...


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There are a lot of elections in the United States and the claim doesn't say which elections it refers to exactly, but the claim is wrong for the 2016 presidential election. This video published by the New York Times shows Donald and Melania Trump casting their votes in person during the 2016 presidential election. The Daily Mail also published an article ...


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There are actually two fairly related news stories about this. Reuters rated that social media account about the NSC pandemics team dissolution as "partially false" because some people were reassigned to similar positions, but there were substantial changes to other agencies presence (e.g. CDC) abroad, especially in China. (I personally find the latter story ...


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Although it's not true that Trump himself 'fired the entire pandemic response team', it is true that in April-July of 2018 the Directorate of Global Health Security and Biodefense was dissolved, and its staff moved to other departments of the U.S. National Security Council which were not focused on responding to a pandemic. Further, this dissolution was ...


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According to The COVID Tracking Project update 3/30/2020 20:14 Eastern Daylight Time There were 945,793 tested. 160,530 positive, 785,263 negative. (Some of the source data is last updated 3/29 but most is from 3/30. The state-by-state notes say that Delaware hasn't released negative results since 3/13 and in some cases, like Utah, the negative ...


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During his campaign, Trump has said this: I've already said he is very much of a leader. The man has very strong control over his country. At the same time, he criticized the Russian system, while praising Putin over Obama: Now it's a very different system, and I don't happen to like the system, but certainly in that system he's been a leader, far ...


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