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  • Donald Trump - Trump’s right. Food stamp recipients in Vermont dropped 12K under his watch. November 7, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Trump’s right. Food stamp recipients in Vermont dropped 12K under his watch. President Donald Trump’s campaign announced in an email to Vermont media this week that it will be deploying resources to Vermont to help elect Republicans up and down the ballot in 2020.   In the email, the […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump distorts Stacey Abrams' position on noncitizens voting November 6, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Donald Trump distorts Stacey Abrams' position on noncitizens voting President Donald Trump riffed on a familiar theme of accusing Democrats of wanting to give rights to undocumented immigrants, singling out Georgia’s Stacey Abrams. Speaking at a rally in Tupelo, Miss., on Nov. 1, Trump recounted how Georgia Republican Brian […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump’s World Series ad said he cut illegal immigration in half. That’s False October 31, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump’s World Series ad said he cut illegal immigration in half. That’s False President Donald Trump launched a high-profile re-election ad during Game 7 of the World Series, claiming that he’s delivered on a signature issue of his administration by "cutting illegal immigration in half."  "President Trump is changing […]
  • Donald Trump - Trump ‘dead wrong’ about the change in murders in Chicago October 29, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Trump ‘dead wrong’ about the change in murders in Chicago During his first visit to Chicago since taking office, President Donald Trump took aim at one of his favorite targets: the city’s violence. While criticizing Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson for boycotting his speech to the International Association […]
  • Donald Trump - Again, Trump boasted that he called to take out Osama bin Laden in 2000. He didn’t October 28, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Again, Trump boasted that he called to take out Osama bin Laden in 2000. He didn’t After President Donald Trump announced that terrorist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead, Trump repeated an inaccurate boast that he called for taking out Osama bin Laden before the Sept. 11 attacks. Trump […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump says impeachment is a coup. That's Pants on Fire October 25, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Donald Trump says impeachment is a coup. That's Pants on Fire Amid the pressure of a House impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump has continued to stoke the idea that he’s the victim of a coup — shorthand for "coup d’etat," a French term that means the overthrow of […]
  • Donald Trump - After attacks by Turkey, Trump falsely claims Kurds in Syria are much safer now October 16, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | After attacks by Turkey, Trump falsely claims Kurds in Syria are much safer now On the day Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sought international support for his country’s battle against the Kurds and warned Kurdish fighters to withdraw from the Syrian border "this very night," President Donald Trump claimed the […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump ad misleads about Joe Biden, Ukraine and the prosecutor October 11, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump ad misleads about Joe Biden, Ukraine and the prosecutor A campaign ad from President Donald Trump claims it has "facts" about the Bidens and Ukraine, but instead mashes ideas together to create a highly misleading 30-second tale. "Fact: Joe Biden pressured Ukraine to fire its prosecutor," the narrator […]
  • Donald Trump - Trump wrong about North Carolina Congressional election polling October 10, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Trump wrong about North Carolina Congressional election polling President Donald Trump recently cast himself as the hero in a story about a congressional race in North Carolina, according to a speech recently obtained by Bloomberg News. The congressional race was in North Carolina’s 9th district, where Republican Dan Bishop defeated […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump is wrong. Whistleblower account of Ukraine phone call was 'almost completely' right October 9, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Donald Trump is wrong. Whistleblower account of Ukraine phone call was 'almost completely' right When President Donald Trump heard that a second whistleblower was in the wings, he quickly dismissed the news. "The first so-called second hand information ‘Whistleblower’ got my phone conversation almost completely wrong, so now […]
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Half of all land must be kept in a natural state to protect Earth

New science says land conservation must double by 2030 to prevent dangerous warming and unravelling of ecosystems.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/04/science-study-outlines-30-percent-conservation-2030/

source: National Geographic

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