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Did Hillary Clinton give Russia 20% of the United States' uranium?

This claim comes from Peter Schweizer's book Clinton Cash. The Washington Post notes that the details mentioned above are correct: The deal gave Russia control of about 20 percent of U.S. uranium ...
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Did Hillary Clinton refuse to designate Boko Haram a terrorist organisation when the FBI, CIA and the Justice Department asked?

No, this is a twisting of the facts. It's true that there was a period in 2011-13 when Clinton's State Department debated whether Boko Haram should be classified as a direct threat to the US, while ...
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Are these pictures of Osama Bin Laden with Obama, Rice and Hillary Clinton authentic?

Hillary Clinton: Fake Snopes explains A photograph of Hillary Clinton shaking hands with terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden has circulated online (divorced from its original context) ever since ...
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Did 96% of Hillary Clinton's 2015 charitable donations go to the Clinton Family Foundation?

96% of donations went to the Clinton Family Foundation, not the Clinton Foundation, and this is an important distinction. Both of the articles you link carry corrections to this effect, but this ...
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Did Senator Hillary Clinton introduce only a single bill (an anti-flag burning bill) into the Senate?

False Summary: She did sponsor a bill to restrict flag burning, though she technically wasn't the one who introduced it. But she also sponsored and/or introduced many other bills during her eight ...
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Did Hillary Clinton propose to punish flag burners in 2005?

The proposed law co-sponsored by Clinton in 2005 prohibits flag burning under specific circumstances. It does not attempt to make flag burning illegal in general (i.e. outside of those specific ...
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Is the four minute nuclear weapon response time classified information?

No, this is not classified information. There have been plenty of descriptions of the timeline to launch US nuclear weapons, most much more detailed than anything Secretary Clinton said, and none of ...
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Were there depictions of Donald Trump holding Hillary Clinton's severed head?

This Twitchy article quotes a tweet from Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale denying the claim: I inspected anti-Clinton merchandise very hard in 2016, and I didn't see any such t-shirts around the ...
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Did Donald Trump call Alicia Machado "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping"?

This is Machado's own claim, as she confirmed to the New York Times today. Ms. Machado recalled the taunts from Mr. Trump that Mrs. Clinton invoked on Monday night, as well as another sobriquet: “...
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Did Hillary Clinton give Russia 20% of the United States' uranium?

Politifact evaluated a number of claims from Trump's press conference, including this one. They referred back to a campaign fact check where they rated a similar claim Mostly False: The ...
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Were there depictions of Donald Trump holding Hillary Clinton's severed head?

This is a claim where we will likely only get circumstantial evidence for either side. We already have the statement of one reporter on Twitter stating that they didn't see these shirts in the ...
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Is the Clinton Foundation currently under investigation?

The claim is a little disingenuous, because it introduces a false equivalence between the existence of an open investigation without conclusions, and an investigation by authorities that led to a ...
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Did Saul Alinsky dedicate a book to Lucifer and act as Hillary Clinton's mentor?

This is easily google-able and a matter of record. Quotes from Alinsky's book are readily available and can be verified. The answer is very clearly: no, he did not dedicate his book to Lucifer (or ...
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Did Hillary Clinton pay Russian officials 30 million dollars, through her campaign to get dirt on Trump?

If we listen a couple of seconds longer, Coulter specifies that it's about the "fusion GPS story", so it's about the Trump-Russia dossier. Cost of the dossier There are a number of claims out there: ...
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Did Donald Trump call Alicia Machado "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping"?

Machado made the same claims in an interview with Inside Edition in May 2016: Machado, who claims she actually gained closer to 15 pounds, told IE she felt publicly shamed. She said he called her ...
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Did Google censor autosuggest results for Hillary Clinton?

Google's own statement to The Washington Times explains the underlying issue: Our Autocomplete algorithm will not show a predicted query that is offensive or disparaging when displayed in ...
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Did Hillary Clinton ask L.F. de Rothschild "what penance" she owed her?

Was this email written by Hillary Clinton? There is no reason to believe that it wasn't. As Wikileaks states: The emails were made available in the form of thousands of PDFs by the US State ...
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Did Hillary Clinton's Campaign Fake a Rally in Greensboro, North Carolina?

Here is a video that goes into details very thoroughly, and answers your question perfectly, because it goes into detail of the actual physics behind why the video of the rally and why it looks the ...
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Did Senator Hillary Clinton introduce only a single bill (an anti-flag burning bill) into the Senate?

False This government website can be searched to show all of the bills that include Clinton as a sponsor or co-sponsor. It lists 713 bills and amendments she introduced or cosponsored. Some bills ...
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Did Hillary Clinton destroy phones with a hammer?

There are several claims to be addressed in that tweet: Explicit claims: 1. Hillary Clinton is crooked. The definition of "crooked" is unclear. One particular definition would require Hillary ...
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Did Trump help Puerto Rico actively?

The relevant claim here seems to be the donation. Regarding the other issues: Trump is president. Disaster relief is in his area of responsibility, while Clinton couldn't send FEMA to Puerto Rico if ...
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Did 96% of Hillary Clinton's 2015 charitable donations go to the Clinton Family Foundation?

In 2015, Hillary and Bill Clinton claimed $1,042,000 of contributions to charity. $1,000,000 of that (or 96%) was to the Clinton Family Foundation (Statement 4 of their 2015 tax return). In 2014, the ...
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Did Hillary Clinton's Campaign Fake a Rally in Greensboro, North Carolina?

The YouTube video claim would require the BBC and other covering media to be in on a hoax. So, often, one looks for evidence that either one of the competing claims is the "fake" one. Neither the BBC,...
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Did Google search manipulation push millions of voters towards Clinton in the 2016 US Presidential Election?

No. The NYT has a good breakdown of why this claim is inaccurate. Epstein is quoted as saying that the numbers Trump gives are incorrect. The white paper that is the source of the claim Trump is ...
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Did Hillary Clinton represent someone accused of rape in court?

It is correct that she represented a rapist. The characterization how she got on that case, what she did, and what she was saying on tape is completely and intentionally wrong, though. Clinton was ...
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Did Hillary Clinton refuse to designate Boko Haram a terrorist organisation when the FBI, CIA and the Justice Department asked?

This is a popular claim by some members of the right, and, like many political claims, it has some facts right and many facts wrong. Essentially, the State Department declined to label it a terrorist ...
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Is the four minute nuclear weapon response time classified information?

No. https://foreignpolicy.com/2016/08/05/our-nuclear-procedures-are-crazier-than-trump/ The author bases his estimate on information gleaned from a 30-year old book, so it's not exactly new ...
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Did Hillary Clinton say this quote about Donald Trump and equal pay?

The first Trump-Clinton Presidential Debate on 26 September 2016 was widely watched and reported. The Washington Post provided a transcript: CLINTON: You know, he tried to switch from looks to ...
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Did Hillary Clinton say that North Korea requires experienced diplomats rather than tweets?

She has expressed those ideas. But I could not find a reliable source for her saying those exact words together. And she certainly didn't say anything of the sort during the 2016 debates which are ...
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Has Hillary Clinton been a Cubs and a Yankees fan for years?

Yes, Clinton has self-admittedly been a fan of both clubs for years. We can see from her opponents' view on the issues (obviously painted with a negative slant) that Hillary Clinton has claimed to be ...
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