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  • Donald Trump - Fact-checking Trump's claim that Obama designated Iran's Soleimani a terrorist but did nothing January 16, 2020
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Fact-checking Trump's claim that Obama designated Iran's Soleimani a terrorist but did nothing Campaigning for re-election in Milwaukee, host city for the upcoming Democratic National Convention, President Donald Trump contrasted himself with President Barack Obama on fighting terrorism. The focus: Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds […]
  • Donald Trump - Trump’s claim that he ‘saved’ pre-ex conditions ‘part fantasy, part delusion’ January 15, 2020
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Trump’s claim that he ‘saved’ pre-ex conditions ‘part fantasy, part delusion’ President Donald Trump attempted to take credit for one of the most popular elements of the Affordable Care Act: Its protection for people who have preexisting medical conditions. "I was the person who saved Pre-Existing Conditions in […]
  • Donald Trump - Trump exaggerates spending on U.S. military rebuild January 10, 2020
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Trump exaggerates spending on U.S. military rebuild President Donald Trump touted U.S. military might in a White House address responding to Iranian missile strikes launched against U.S. troops in Iraq.  "The American military has been completely rebuilt under my administration at a cost of $2.5 trillion," Trump said in […]
  • Donald Trump - Fact-checking Donald Trump on libel law and prison December 5, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Fact-checking Donald Trump on libel law and prison At a NATO summit in London, President Donald Trump took aim at one of his adversaries back across the pond: House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., a key figure in the inquiry into impeaching the president. Trump has repeatedly referred back to […]
  • Donald Trump - Did Trump open a 'major Apple Manufacturing plant' in Austin? No. November 21, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Did Trump open a 'major Apple Manufacturing plant' in Austin? No. After a brief visit to Austin on Wednesday, President Donald Trump shared a tweet taking credit for opening an Apple Inc. manufacturing plant in the city. Trump toured a facility that manufactures Apple computers during his stop in Austin […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump gets Ukraine phone memo timeline backwards November 19, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump gets Ukraine phone memo timeline backwards President Donald Trump argues that his July 25 phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky was "perfect," and that Democrats have distorted it to build their case for impeachment. In an interview with conservative show host Dan Bongino, Trump said a false […]
  • Donald Trump - No evidence for Trump's claim that Pelosi, Schiff promised to impeach him before he took office November 19, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | No evidence for Trump's claim that Pelosi, Schiff promised to impeach him before he took office In a Facebook ad that started running Nov. 14, the day after the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump declared: "Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, and the rest of the corrupt […]
  • Donald Trump - Trump inaccurately disparages Yovanovitch in Somalia, Ukraine November 15, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Trump inaccurately disparages Yovanovitch in Somalia, Ukraine As former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified during the second day of the public impeachment hearings, President Donald Trump bashed her career record on Twitter. "Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad," Trump tweeted during the Nov. 15 hearing. "She […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump says some DACA recipients are ‘very tough, hardened criminals.’ That’s False November 14, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump says some DACA recipients are ‘very tough, hardened criminals.’ That’s False Hours before the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the Trump administration lawfully decided to wind down Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, President Donald Trump claimed that some immigrants in the Obama-era immigration program are criminals. […]
  • Donald Trump - Donald Trump says William Taylor and George Kent are Never Trumpers. There’s no evidence they are November 13, 2019
    The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump says William Taylor and George Kent are Never Trumpers. There’s no evidence they are   As the first day of public impeachment hearings began with testimony from William Taylor and George Kent, President Donald Trump attacked the two senior foreign-policy officials at the hearing as implacable foes. "The […]
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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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