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Did NYC fire police officers without justification?

“Mayor Bill de Blasio should immediately hire back all of the police who were fired without justification. They were fired. I guess that’s part of defund the police by the Democrats. They should hire New York city’s finest back” — President Donald Trump, August 11

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Remarks by President Donald Trump


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Did a Trump ad feature altered photos of Joe Biden?

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President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. 


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Is the COVID-19 mortality rate in the U.S. among the lowest in the world when New York cases are excluded?

“The numbers are lower than others […] We, proportionately, are lower than almost all countries. We’re at the bottom of the list. […] A lot of our numbers were based on the — New York had a very tough time, as you know. New York, New Jersey — that area. […] But when you take that out, our numbers are among the lowest. And even with it in — […] we have among the lowest numbers.” – President Donald Trump during a press briefing, August 4

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Remarks by President Donald Trump

 


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Does Joe Biden want to end school choice?

“I can’t even believe they’re serious, but they seem to be. End school choice and they want to abolish charter schools. Well, people want choice and they want — they want charter schools.” – President Donald Trump speaking about Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders’ proposals at a tele-rally in North Carolina, July 19.

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Remarks by President Donald Trump


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Did Joe Biden propose to “sign new immigrants up for welfare immediately?”

“Sign new immigrants up for welfare immediately. This is Joe Biden. So they walk off, and they come in, and they put a foot into our land, and we sign up new immigrants up for welfare. We sign them up immediately. They get welfare benefits. United States citizens don’t get what they’re looking to give illegal immigrants.” – President Donald Trump during a White House Press Conference, July 14

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Remarks by President Donald Trump


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Is opening schools not ‘in any way dangerous’?

“There’s nothing in the data that suggests that kids being in school is in any way dangerous” – Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a Fox Interview, July 12

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Remarks by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos


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Can Trump cut off funding for schools?

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Donald Trump Twitter Account


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Has the number of COVID-19 cases stabilized in Florida?

“I want us to be in May. I want us to be in early June. We want to get back to that for sure. I think we’ve stabilized at where we’re at.”  – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said, referring to the state’s Covid-19 positivity rate.

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Remarks by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis


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Did President Trump deploy the National Guard to deal with rioting in Minnesota over the objections of the state’s Democratic leaders?

“Minnesota’s Democrat governor [Tim Walz] failed to urgently deploy the National Guard — it took President Trump for that to eventually happen; his suggestion — and the ultimate descendance into chaos there in Minneapolis.” – (White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, June 29)

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Remarks by White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany


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Does the U.S. have the most COVID-19 cases and deaths in the world?

“We [in the U.S.] are 4% of the world’s population. We are 25% of the [Covid-19] cases and the deaths, 25%. We have the worst record of any country in the world, and the president says we’re making progress, or whatever.” – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on ABC’s “This Week,” June 28

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Remarks by Nancy Pelosi