Saturday, April 21, 2018


Manuela Tobias, Politifact staff writer

Manuela Tobias is a staff writer at PolitiFact.

President Donald Trump talks with reporters aboard Air Force One on a flight to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, April 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) XIFEV133

PolitiFact: No, the Postal Service isnít losing a fortune on Amazon

The statement"Only fools, or worse, are saying that our money losing Post Office makes money with Amazon. THEY LOSE A FORTUNE, and this will be changed."President Donald Trump, April 2 in a...
Updated one month ago
This pair of photos shows a view of the crowd on the National Mall at the inaugurations of President Barack Obama, above, on Jan. 20, 2009, and President Donald Trump, below, on Jan. 20, 2017. The photo above and the screengrab from video below were both shot shortly before noon from the top of the Washington Monument. (AP Photo)

PolitiFact: Looking back at the Trump teamís falsehoods of 2017

President Donald Trump made many inaccurate statements in 2017. His White House team seems to be following in his footsteps when defending him. Some of Trumpís staffers have made the argument that it is valid to use inaccurate facts to bolster...
Updated: 4 months ago

PolitiFact: What else is in the tax cut legislation

The heft of the Republican tax bills lower taxes for individuals in the early years while disproportionately benefiting wealthy taxpayers and corporations.Tucked into the legislation from both chambers, however, are measures with consequences...
Updated: 5 months ago
Simple roast turkey with gravy. (Photo by Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post)

PolitiFact: Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving? Hereís why

Before gobbling turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie ó or engaging in a well-informed political spat with your family ó some of you might wonder where the Thanksgiving tradition originated.We wondered, too. So we talked with historians to get the...
Updated: 5 months ago