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The Washington Post
found that of the 167 charities to which
Trump had pledged money since 2008, only one donation was actually on
the books -- for less than $10,000.
In May 2016, under pressure from the news media, Trump made good on a pledge he made to veterans, four months earlier: For 15 years Trump has publicly pledged to donate through his various enterprises: “The
Apprentice.” Trump Vodka. Trump University. Etc.If he
had honored all those pledges, his gifts to charity would have
topped $8.5 million. He set up a foundation to funnel donations, but hasn't donated to it since 2009.
Francis recalled Church teachings that homosexuals “should not be discriminated against. They should be respected, accompanied pastorally.” He clarified if a gay person has good will and looks for God, who are we to judge? Read what Jesus said
After spending more than two years and $7 million, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released a report Tuesday that found — like eight investigations before it — no evidence of wrongdoing by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or other members of the Obama administration.
As of June 10, 2016, PolitiFact has reviewed 154 statements by Donald Trump. Twelve (12) were true or mostly true. Forty nine (49) were 1/2 True of Mostly-False. And Ninety three (93) were False or Pants-on-Fire. Below are just a few:
A day after a black activist was kicked and punched by voters at a Donald Trump rally in Alabama, Trump tweeted an image packed with racially loaded with fictitious murder statistics. The stats show that 82% of whites are killed by other whites -Not 16% as Trump stated; and 15% of whites are killed by blacks- not the 82% Trump fabricated.
The footage used to support this outrageous point actually shows African migrants
streaming over a border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of
Melilla, more than 5,000 miles away.
No matter how you calculate unemployment rates, Trumps numbers are totally fabricated.
In fact this bill actually funds the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the very agency tasked with keeping undocumented immigrants out.
The United States is 31st among Industrialized nations in tax revenue as percentage of GDP (26.0%). We are 17th regarding Corporate tax revenue (2.6%). and we are
19th as percentage of GDP
Tax revenue per capita
Some states do have same-day voter registration, but people have to provide the same level of identification as when
registering in advance. Experts told us there is no additional risk of
non-citizens casting ballots in states with same-day voter registration,
nor is there any evidence that this occurs.
She has repeatedly said she wants to
protect the right to bear arms while enacting measures to prevent gun
violence. There is no evidence she wants to abolish the Second Amendment,
Reports from respected nonpartisan research groups calculate that the
0.1 percent -- those making more than $3.7 million per year -- would
receive 18 percent of the tax cuts under Trump’s proposal. The bottom 60
percent of taxpayers, meanwhile, would enjoy only 16.4 percent of the
That wasn't the case the first time Clinton claimed this. But now two
different terror groups have used Trump's words in propaganda videos. In one case jihadist propaganda, as reported by the Wall Street Journal
. urges American Muslims to leave the United States and join ISIS.
With threats around the world like war, terrorism,
kidnappings, and other violence, U.S. cities are nowhere near the most dangerous in the world. Four American cities — though not Oakland or Ferguson — have some of
the highest murder rates in the world. However, with vast differences in reporting, experts told us homicide
rates alone are not enough to gauge whether a city is dangerous or not.
Clinton supports easing how the criminal justice system treats nonviolent offenders. Trumps claim is pure fabrication.
Trump has repeatedly called climate change a "hoax" in speeches, tweets
and media appearances, and while he hasn’t necessarily repeated the
charge that China "invented" climate change, he has said as recently as
Jan. 18, 2016, that action on climate change "is done for the benefit of
Trump is referring to a highly questionable poll conducted by the Center for Security
Policy. Experts question the methodology and
the dubiously large percentages of respondents who said they were
unaware of ISIS or al-Qaida. Even an official with the Center for
Security Policy cautioned against generalizing the poll results to the
entire Muslim-American community.
Trump made this claim in the Feb. 6, 2016, New Hampshire GOP debate, but in fact he never spoke out against the war until a year after the invasion. Trump now says, "We should bomb the oil", even if it hurts the atmosphere, and "take the oil".
There is good evidence to support his overall idea, that the United
States gets less bang for its education buck than other developed
countries. But Trump overstated U.S. spending by 500 percent. We’re not
No. 1 in spending, by several different ways of measuring.
That is true in about 10 percent of the counties where individuals
buy their coverage on the government’s insurance exchange. In another 30
percent of counties, people have only two companies to choose between.
But in 60 percent of the counties there are at least three insurance providers to compare.