False claims that Maxine Waters called for an ‘illegal immigrant’ to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court are based on a digitally-altered image.
Bill Clinton’s 1996 immigration law changed procedures for immigrants seeking asylum, but it did not require the prosecution or separation of families that crossed the border.
At least one U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility for child immigrants uses fence-like enclosures. But the facility has been in use since 2014, and other CBP facilities operate as licensed child care providers.
A website that publishes works of “Christian news satire” is behind false reports that House Democrats introduced a bill making it a hate crime to eat at Chick-fil-A because of the chain’s conservative views.
False claims that Illinois woman Patty Nye blasted Sen. Dick Durbin for calling seniors the greediest generation ever are based on an earlier (and unproven) rumor involving a woman named Patty Myers and Sen. Alan Simpson.
A meme falsely claiming that Nancy Pelosi said “Building a wall will violate the rights of millions of illegals” has been circulating since January 2018.
Planned Parenthood advocacy groups are part of a coalition that plans to spend $30 million on 2018 mid-term elections, but that money doesn’t come from government funding.
It’s true that 233 members of Congress supported a bill that would have stripped Social Security’s $2.9 trillion surplus, but the measure failed.
Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno said waiting periods on gun purchases were the “first step” in gun control — but she did not support a total firearms prohibition.
False claims that Maxine Waters tweeted about gun control and armed security came from an imposter account.