A congressional report claimed that meatpacking companies issued “baseless” warnings about food shortages and influenced government decisions to keep plants open early in the pandemic.
Author: Linda Qiu
Fact-Checking Samuel Alito’s Opinion Overturning Roe v. Wade
In the leaked draft, Justice Samuel Alito made assertions about fetal development, abortion procedures and international laws that were disputed or omitted context.
Black women at Judge Jackson’s alma mater are celebrating this moment.
Critics of Jackson’s Child Sex Abuse Sentences Backed Judges With Similar Records
Republican senators criticized Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for imposing sentences lower than prosecutor recommendations in child sexual abuse cases. Other nominees had done the same thing.
Fact Checking Judge Jackson’s Record on Child Sexual Abuse
Republican lawmakers criticizing the Supreme Court nominee have taken the judge’s remarks and sentencing decisions out of context, distorting her record.
Theory About U.S.-Funded Bioweapons Labs in Ukraine Is Unfounded
Prominent conservative voices have mischaracterized remarks from American officials to amplify baseless claims promoted by Russian state media.
Republicans Wrongly Blame Biden for Rising Gas Prices
They have pointed to the Biden administration’s policies on the Keystone XL pipeline and certain oil and gas leases, which have had little impact on prices.
At CPAC, Trump Misleads About Biden, a Russian Pipeline and Gas Prices
The former president made inaccurate claims about his border wall, the Biden administration and a Russian pipeline, among other topics.
Ryan Zinke Broke Ethics Rules as Interior Secretary, Inquiry Finds
Mr. Zinke, who left the department in 2019 amid multiple inquiries, misused his office and lied to investigators about his involvement in a Montana land deal, a government watchdog found.
Explaining the Claim About the Biden Administration and ‘Crack Pipes’
Conservatives have homed in on a specific provision in an overdose prevention grant program to make a misleading claim about crack pipes.