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Misinformation Swirls After Attempted Assassination

A shooter attempted to assassinate former President Donald Trump at a rally in the western Pennsylvania town of Butler on July 13. Former President Donald Trump is assisted offstage after shots were fired during a ...

Final Night of the GOP Convention

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. Summary For the first half hour of former President Donald Trump’s speech, when he discussed the attempt to assassinate him in Pennsylvania on July 13 ...

Posts Baselessly Suggest Others Were Involved in Trump’s Assassination Attempt

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. Quick Take Viral online posts make the unfounded claim that a woman at former President Donald Trump’s July 13 rally acted “suspicious,” suggesting that she ...

Viral Posts Cite Misleading Economic Data to Compare Biden, Trump Presidencies

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. Quick Take A chart widely shared on social media comparing macroeconomic indicators purports to show the country fared better under former President Donald Trump than ...

Staffer Talks About FactCheck.org Work Combatting Misinformation in Spanish

FactCheck.org staff writer Catalina Jaramillo spoke with La Red Hispana, a Spanish-language media network, about our efforts to combat misinformation in Spanish. FactCheck.org started translating its articles about health and science in 2021 as part ...

Emmer’s Misleading Republican Convention Claim about Harris

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. During his speech at the Republican National Convention, Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota talked about “rioters” in Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd in ...

Trump Repeats Falsehoods About Childhood Vaccines in Leaked Phone Call With RFK Jr.

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. In a leaked phone call with independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., former President Donald Trump incorrectly suggested that childhood vaccine doses are too ...

Night 3 of the Republican National Convention

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. Summary Former President Donald Trump’s newly selected running mate, JD Vance, accepted the Republican Party’s vice presidential nomination on the convention’s third night, which featured ...

Posts Make Unsupported Claims About Trump’s Wound and Secret Service Response

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. Quick Take Extensive media coverage of the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump at a Pennsylvania campaign rally shows his injury and the immediate ...

Second Night of the GOP Convention

Summary Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. On a night when the focus was on safety and unity at the Republican convention, a number of GOP leaders also offered up some ...

FactChecking Biden’s NBC News Interview

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. In an interview two days after an attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump, President Joe Biden drew contrasts between himself, his Republican challenger, and ...

Misinformation Swirls About Trump Rally Shooter’s Identity

Este artículo estará disponible en español en El Tiempo Latino. Quick Take In the days following an assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, social media swirled with misinformation about the shooter. The 20-year-old gunman ...