A satirical article of 1995 recasts the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War to make a point about gun rights, stating that 72 People Killed Resisting Gun Confiscation by National Guard.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s office ordered a $31,000 dining set, but Carson said he was surprised by the purchase and asked that it be canceled.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law ensuring that teachers can’t shoot back if attacked — but the law was signed because of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida.
False reports from 2012 and 2013 that the military plans to confiscate guns from private citizens resurfaced after the February 2018 shooting in Parkland, Florida, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.
False claims that Maxine Waters tweeted about gun control and armed security came from an imposter account.
A fake tweet is behind false rumors that Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee blames the Washington derailment on President Trump’s hatred of African-Americans.
There’s not enough information to prove or disprove claims that Doug Jones received 5,256 votes in town with 1,867 registered voters.
Claims that John McCain votes to end cancer treatments for Medicare beneficiaries aren’t true — but McCain did vote for a GOP tax reform bill that could lead to deep mandatory Medicare cuts.
Fake news websites based in Panama are behind false reports that Robert Mueller and Nancy Pelosi had an affair that lasted for 13 years, forcing Mueller to resign.
A fabricated news report is behind false accounts that a CIA agent confessed to murdering Bob Marley on his deathbed.