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  • Trump’s False Claims About Dairy Farms
    by Lori Robertson on October 30, 2020 at 10:45 pm

    In Wisconsin, President Trump falsely claimed the state's dairy farms were "decimated" under the Obama/Biden administration but "now ... are doing very well," and he greatly overstated the potential impact of the new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. The post Trump’s False Claims About Dairy Farms appeared first on FactCheck.org.

  • Trump Spins ER Statistic to Claim U.S. Is in ‘Great Shape’ on COVID-19
    by Jessica McDonald on October 30, 2020 at 9:44 pm

    President Trump has made the misleading boast that the U.S. is in "great shape" because 97% of emergency room visits were for something other than COVID-19. Trump could have boasted of similar percentages -- 93% to 96% -- during the worst periods of the pandemic. The post Trump Spins ER Statistic to Claim U.S. Is in ‘Great Shape’ on COVID-19 appeared first on FactCheck.org.

  • Nothing Untoward About Counting Ballots After Election Day
    by Eugene Kiely on October 29, 2020 at 10:16 pm

    In recent days, President Donald Trump has repeatedly and baselessly suggested that counting mail-in ballots after Election Day will result in fraud. The post Nothing Untoward About Counting Ballots After Election Day appeared first on FactCheck.org.

  • FactChecking Trump’s ‘Super V’ Recovery
    by Brooks Jackson on October 29, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    President Trump has been boasting for weeks of a "super V" economic recovery. But figures released today show an economy still far from fully recovered. The post FactChecking Trump’s ‘Super V’ Recovery appeared first on FactCheck.org.

  • Revived Political Post Falsely Attributed, Again, to Clint Eastwood
    by Bala Thenappan on October 29, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    Facebook users falsely claim a post critical of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was written by actor Clint Eastwood. A nearly identical post aimed at former President Barack Obama -- and also misattributed to Eastwood -- has circulated since 2013. The post Revived Political Post Falsely Attributed, Again, to Clint Eastwood appeared first on FactCheck.org.