Thursday, September 20, 2018


John Kruzel, Politifact staff writer

John Kruzel, Politifact staff writer

John Kruzel is a staff writer for PolitiFact.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un walks along the Jubilee bridge during a tour of some of the sights on June 11 in Singapore. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) 775175053

Does North Koreaís negotiating history mean it canít be trusted?

The stakes could hardly be higher for President Donald Trumpís Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.Given Pyongyangís strides toward developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, an arms control...
Updated: 3 months ago
Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music and provide information. (Amazon/TNS)

PolitiFact: Is your Amazon Alexa spying on you?

The statement"Amazon Echo is recording every conversation in a personís home and transmitting it to the cloud."U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., May 26 in a...
Updated: 3 months ago
President Donald Trump makes his way through Cross Hall toward a reception in the East Room, where he presented Mandy Manning with the National Teacher of the Year award, at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

What you need to know ahead of Donald Trumpís Iran deal deadline

President Donald Trump has long derided the Iran nuclear deal, calling it "insane," "ridiculous" and something that "should have never, ever been made."The deal restricts certain Iranian nuclear activities for periods between 10 to 25 years,...
Updated: 5 months ago
President Donald Trump talks about the FBI raid at his lawyer Michael Cohen's office during a briefing from Senior Military Leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

PolitiFact: A closer look at attorney-client privilege after raid of Donald Trumpís lawyer

President Donald Trump lashed out after the FBI seized business records, emails and tax documents belonging to his personal attorney Michael Cohen.Law enforcement executed warrants on Cohenís Manhattan office, home and hotel room as part of an...
Updated: 5 months ago
President Trump makes remarks as he meets with governors and members of Congress about tax cuts in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, April 12, 2018. (Doug Mills/ The New York Times) XNYT92

PolitiFact: Is Donald Trump right that China slaps a 25 percent tariff on American cars?

The statement"When a car is sent to the United States from China, there is a Tariff to be paid of 21/2%. When a car is sent to China from the United States, there is a Tariff to be paid of 25%."President Donald...
Updated: 5 months ago

PolitiFact: No, it was not an all-female company that built the bridge that collapsed in Florida

The statementAn all-female construction company built the Florida bridge that collapsed.Bloggers, March 16 in a video blogThe rulingInternet conspiracy theorists have...
Updated: 6 months ago