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          FactChecking the January Democratic Debate

          FactChecking the January Democratic Debate

          In the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses, there were fewer candidates — only six — but more than a few false, misleading and exaggerated claims.

          Bloomberg, Trump Spar on Preexisting Conditions

          Bloomberg, Trump Spar on Preexisting Conditions

          Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg charged in a TV ad that President Trump had “broken” a “promise” to protect those with preexisting conditions. Trump fired back that he “saved Pre-Existing Conditions.” In fact, Trump backed plans that would have weakened current protections.

          Video: FactChecking Trump’s Iran Address

          Video: FactChecking Trump’s Iran Address

          In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper examines several claims from President Donald Trump’s remarks after an Iranian missile attack on military bases in Iraq housing U.S. coalition forces.

          Pelosi Did Not ‘Defend’ Soleimani

          Pelosi Did Not ‘Defend’ Soleimani

          House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani as “provocative and disproportionate.” But, contrary to the president’s contention, she did not “defend” Soleimani.

          Trump Takes Undue Credit for Cancer Progress

          Trump Takes Undue Credit for Cancer Progress

          President Donald Trump boasted of the lowest cancer death rate on record, and implied that his administration was responsible for the achievement. While he’s right about the statistic, the improved death rate is the result of decades-long efforts on cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

          FactChecking Trump’s Iran Address

          FactChecking Trump’s Iran Address

          In an address to the nation a day after an Iranian attack on military bases housing U.S. soldiers in Iraq, President Donald Trump made some dubious, misleading and inaccurate claims.

          Biden’s Position on Osama bin Laden Raid

          Biden’s Position on Osama bin Laden Raid

          Former Vice President Joe Biden denied that he told then-President Barack Obama “not to go after [Osama] bin Laden” in what turned out to be a successful mission to kill the 9/11 mastermind. But Biden wasn’t giving the whole story, and has over time given contradictory accounts.

          Pence Links Iran’s Soleimani to 9/11 Attacks

          Pence Links Iran’s Soleimani to 9/11 Attacks

          Vice President Mike Pence tweeted that Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani “[a]ssisted in the clandestine travel to Afghanistan” of some of the terrorists who executed the 9/11 terrorist attacks. However, that doesn’t mean that Iran, or Soleimani, knowingly aided al Qaeda in carrying out the attacks, which may be the impression some got from Pence’s tweet.

          Conway, Pompeo on Iranian Cultural Sites

          Conway, Pompeo on Iranian Cultural Sites

          President Trump twice threatened to target cultural sites in Iran if Iranian leaders retaliate for the killing of Qasem Soleimani. Even so, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway falsely claimed that Trump never made such a threat.

          Video: December Democratic Debate Claims

          Video: December Democratic Debate Claims

          In this video, we explore several claims made by Democratic presidential candidates in the Dec. 19 debate.