Topic: Supreme Court

Barack Obama
How many of Obama's campaign promises has he kept?
PolitiFact has compiled more than 500 promises that Barack Obama made during the 2008 and 2012 campaigns and is tracking their progress on our Obameter45 percent were kept and 25 percent were compromised.  Check it out.

Sally Kohn CNN Pundit
"Hobby Lobby provided this (birth control) coverage before they decided to drop it to file suit."
The Christian-owned company did previously offer insurance plans that included coverage of a few contraceptives at issue in the case, namely morning-after pills, but reports suggest owners weren't aware they offered that coverage.
Bob Goodlatte GOP Rep Va
The "9-0 decision last week was the 13th time the Supreme Court voted 9-0 that the president had exceeded his constitutional authority."
Most of the 13 cases cited originated under and were first litigated by the Bush administration, and many had nothing to do with presidential authority.
"Justice John Roberts Signed Off On Obama’s Arrest For Treason."
The claim appeared on numerous conservative websites in April and May, but is totally false.  Even if he wanted to, the Constitution wouldn’t allow it.
Sean Spincer Gop Communications Dir
GOP spokesman says Supreme Court unanimously ruled against Barack Obama's executive orders 13 times.
This lie was debunked previously.  Most of the litigation actually came in response to actions under the Bush administration. The court wasn't even ruling on challenges to Obama’s executive orders.  (Such lies are a disgrace. Repeating them is worse.)
Ruth Ginsburg Supreme Court
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ginsburg pens scathing dissent on Texas voter ID law.
Ginsburg said: "The greatest threat to public confidence in elections in this case is the prospect of enforcing a purposefully discriminatory law, one that likely imposes an unconstitutional poll tax and risks denying the right to vote to hundreds of thousands of eligible voters." She was joined in dissent by Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor.
Donald Trump
June Trump Truthfulness average is "Mostly False."
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:


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