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Louis Jacobson - PolitiFact Senior Correspondent

PolitiFact Senior Correspondent

Louis Jacobson is the senior correspondent for PolitiFact and a staff writer for the Tampa Bay Times. He has served as deputy editor of Roll Call and as founding editor of its legislative wire service, CongressNow. Earlier, he spent more than a decade covering politics, policy and lobbying for National Journal magazine.

  1. In this Jan. 22 photo, President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.
  2. President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday.
  3. A Marine guard stands at the entrance to the West Wing of the White House, after the U.S. House impeached President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday. The guard's presence signifies the president is in the Oval Office.
  4. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to her office after the U.S. House voted to impeach President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday.
  5. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ark., wears a "Fire Pelosi" hat as he speaks Wednesday, Jan. 6 in Washington, at a rally in support of President Donald Trump called the "Save America Rally."
  6. Jan. 12• The Buzz on Florida Politics
    President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
  7. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., applauds after no Republican senator joined a House objection to confirming the Electoral College votes from Nevada during a joint session of the House and Senate to confirm the Electoral College votes cast in November's election, at the Capitol, early Thursday in Washington. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., watches.
  8. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Vice President Mike Pence officiate as a joint session of the House and Senate convenes to confirm the Electoral College votes cast in November's election, at the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday.
  9. Los manifestantes se reúnen en el segundo día de eventos pro-Trump alimentados por las continuas afirmaciones de fraude electoral del presidente Donald Trump en un intento de revocar los resultados antes de que el Congreso los confirme en una sesión conjunta del 117 ° Congreso el miércoles 6 de enero de 2021, en Washington, DC.
  10. Protesters gather on the second day of pro-Trump events fueled by President Donald Trump's continued false claims of election fraud in an attempt to overturn the results before Congress finalizes them in a joint session of the 117th Congress on Wednesday in Washington, D.C..
  11. President-elect Joe Biden walks onstage to speak at a drive-in rally for Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff on Tuesday in Atlanta.
  12. In this Nov. 4 photo, people protest in support of counting all votes in the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department in Las Vegas.
  13. Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Nov. 19 in Washington.
  14. Orange County Fire Rescue workers give out Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), consisting of disposable masks and hand sanitizer, free to small businesses, Tuesday in Orlando.
  15. Dec. 2, 2020• The Buzz on Florida Politics
    President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Nov. 29 after stepping off Marine One.
  16. The White House stands at dusk on Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump, who continues to dispute the results of the election on Twitter, has not appeared publicly this week.
  17. In this May 18 photo, a bicyclist pedals past an entrance to a Moderna, Inc., building in Cambridge, Mass. Moderna said Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine is proving to be highly effective in a major trial.
  18. People celebrate outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Saturday in Philadelphia after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become 46th president of the United States.
  19. President Donald Trump speaks at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
  20. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden walks with his granddaughter Natalie Biden as he visits a neighbor's house after stopping at his childhood home on Nov. 03 in Scranton, Pa.
  21. A live broadcast of President Donald Trump speaking from the White House is shown on screens at an election night party, Tuesday in Las Vegas.
  22. Democratic candidate for president Joe Biden speaks to a crowd of supporters during a drive-in rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Thursday in Tampa.
  23. Democratic candidate for president Joe Biden, left, speaks to a crowd of supporters during a drive-in rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds on Thursday in Tampa. President Donald Trump, right, speaks at a re-election rally outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.