There's no evidence that protesters are paid to disrupt GOP town hall meetings.
No proof that protesters are paid to disrupt GOP meetings
Several Republican lawmakers have accused protesters at recent town hall-style meetings of being the tools of deep-pocketed benefactors pushing a liberal agenda. They’re being paid to demonstrate, some GOP officials say, with some activists being shipped in from out of state to Republican-led congressional districts to kick up an artificial fuss. U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas was one Republican who leveled the charge in a Feb. 21 statement. Gohmert was refusing to hold any constituent meetings because of protests elsewhere.
Bloggers claimed @Target stopped selling the Bible- we said: That's fake news.
Fake news alert: Target didn't stop selling Bible in stores
A fake news story that claimed discount store chain Target would no longer sell the Bible doesn’t stand up to a more careful reading. The website NewsLeak.co, which is registered to an address in the Eurasian capital of Tbilisi, Georgia, ran an undated story around Feb. 16, 2017, with the headline,
Fake brews! Starbucks didn’t put photos of Trump on store floors:
Fake brews! Starbucks didn’t put photos of Trump on floors
A viral photo that shows a Starbucks with President Donald Trump’s photograph on the floor for customers to step on as they order their Venti Caffè Mochas is a fake image designed to give viewers a jolt.
Then take a look at what the statistics say about Sweden, immigration and crime:
Facts on Sweden, immigration and crime
When it comes to immigration and national security, President Donald Trump often points to other countries as case studies of policies he believes work and don’t work. Who’s done a great job securing their borders? Israel, Trump says. Who’s done a bad job by taking in many Syrian refugees? Germany, Trump says. With which country did the United States recently strike a
Fact-checking Swedish response to Donald Trump campaign cry
Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt is taking a card out of President Donald Trump’s playbook: foreign relations in 140 characters or less. At a political rally in Melbourne, Fla., on Feb. 18, Trump wrongly suggested a horrible crime had taken place in Sweden. After media reports, including PolitiFact, noted that no terrorist incident transpired in Sweden Feb. 17, Trump tried to clarify his statement multiple times. My statement as to what's happening in Sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on @FoxNews concerning immigrants & Sweden.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 19, 2017 Give the public ...
.@U2's Bono : Each year of school adds 12% to a woman's income
Bono: Each year of school adds 12% to a woman's income
U2 frontman-turned social activist Bono took to the podium at the Munich Security Conference to make the case that the world’s richest economies would benefit from lifting up the poorest. The lack of jobs breeds extremism, he argued.