AP FACT CHECK: Trump team’s false comfort on schools, coronavirus – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s aides are misrepresenting the record on kids and the coronavirus as they push for schools to reopen. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday inaccurately characterized what the chief of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said on the matter. A day earlier, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos also was wrong in stating […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Actually, 20% of U.S. lives in a coronavirus hot spot – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — It’s been a frequent Trump administration talking point on the recent spike in COVID-19 infections: Don’t worry, only a small sliver of U.S. counties is at greater risk. In offering this reassurance, Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar have said that only 3% or 4% of counties in the country are seeing […]

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely blames governors for coronavirus test – The Denver Post

EDITOR’S NOTE — A look at the veracity of claims by political figures. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is wrongly casting blame on governors and the Obama administration for shortages in coronavirus testing and declaring victory over what he calls relatively low death rates in the U.S. That’s too soon to tell. A look at his claims over the weekend, […]

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