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"In [his first] 365 days, President Trump has made 2,140 false or misleading claims."   [post_title] => In His First Year In Office, President Trump Has Made 2,140 False Or Misleading Claims [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => first-year-office-president-trump-made-2140-false-misleading-claims [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-02-04 14:14:49 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-02-04 14:14:49 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2508 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [1] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2439 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-12-02 16:17:55 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-12-02 16:17:55 [post_content] => "A woman who falsely claimed to The Washington Post that Roy Moore, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Alabama, impregnated her as a teenager appears to work with an organization that uses deceptive tactics to secretly record conversations in an effort to embarrass its targets." The Washington Post fact checked the claims made by the woman and found several inconsistencies with her statements. The organization behind this effort appears to be Project Veritas, "an organization that targets the mainstream news media and left-leaning groups. The organization sets up undercover 'stings' that involve using false cover stories and covert video recordings meant to expose what the group says is media bias." [post_title] => Fake News: "Project Veritas" Attempted To Push Fabricated Story To Washington Post From Woman Who Falsely Claimed Roy Moore Impregnated Her As A Teenager [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => fake-news-project-veritas-attempted-push-fabricated-story-washington-post-woman-falsely-claimed-roy-moore-impregnated-teenager [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-12-02 16:17:55 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-12-02 16:17:55 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2439 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2407 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-11-04 17:03:33 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-11-04 17:03:33 [post_content] => At a Senate hearing on Wednesday November 1, 2017, "Facebook [stated] a Kremlin-linked influence campaign reached 146 million Americans" through a variety of pages, posts, and ads on both Facebook and Instagram.  The campaign by the Russians was intended to "stir dissention" and "to sow political discord and manipulate the 2016 presidential campaign" by spreading racist, ethnocentric, and misleading information. One of the larger Russian Facebook groups was called "Heart of Texas", "attempted to organize a series of anti-immigrant, anti-Hillary Clinton rallies across Texas last November, three days before the election and months after Russian operatives used the social-media platform to organize an anti-refugee-resettlement protest in rural Idaho."  The Heart of Texas page, like many other Russian pages, was full of typos and often exhibited "a general unfamiliarity with basic English phrases." Facebook previously stated it had found approximately $100,000 in ad spending, associated with roughly 3,000 ads, connected to about 470 inauthentic accounts linked to a Russian group called the "Internet Research Agency."   [post_title] => Russian Based Facebook Pages, Posts, And Ads Intended To "Stir Dissention" In The United States Reached 146 Million Americans [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => russian-based-facebook-groups-posts-ads-intended-stir-dissention-united-states-reached-146-million-americans [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-11-04 17:16:55 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-11-04 17:16:55 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2407 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [3] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2402 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-10-29 09:59:59 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-10-29 09:59:59 [post_content] => "Fox News ran a story on Oct. 8 about a decorated Vietnam War Navy SEAL and glass artist who created an enormous presidential glass seal he hoped to give to President Donald Trump." A 72 year old man reportedly served in the Vietnam War as a Navy SEAL, receiving 2 purple hearts and 2 dozen other medals for his service. "The man's story turned out to be a fabrication" and "Don Shipley, a retired SEAL, told the Navy Times that he contacted Fox on Oct. 9, the day after the story ran.  But the story was still on the news outlet’s Facebook page on Oct. 19. By then it had amassed 1.5 million views.  Fox published a correction on Thursday." [post_title] => Fox News Runs Fake News Story About Navy SEAL For 11 Days Before Retracting [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => fox-news-runs-fake-news-story-navy-seal-11-days-retracting [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-10-29 09:59:59 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-10-29 09:59:59 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2402 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [4] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2378 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-09-26 04:39:21 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-26 04:39:21 [post_content] => "Scientists examined 4,014 abstracts on climate change and found 97.2 percent of the papers assumed humans play a role in global warming." The reviewing scientists published their findings in 2013 under the group name of "Skeptical Science." A team of researchers attempted to recreate the analyses from the 38 papers published in the last decade that denied the human role in climate change, but each of them had at least one error that "when corrected, brought their results into line with the scientific consensus":

Many had cherry-picked the results that conveniently supported their conclusion, while ignoring other context or records. Then there were some that applied inappropriate “curve-fitting”—in which they would step farther and farther away from data until the points matched the curve of their choosing...sometimes the papers just ignored physics altogether.

[post_title] => 97% Of 4,000 Recent Climate Change Papers Assert Human Influence; Many Of Remaining Papers Have Errors In Analysis [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => 97-4000-recent-climate-change-papers-assert-human-influence-many-remaining-papers-errors-analysis [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-09-26 04:39:21 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-09-26 04:39:21 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2378 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2350 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-09-16 15:10:24 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-16 15:10:24 [post_content] => On Wednesday September 6, 2017 Facebook announced it had "found approximately $100,000 in ad spending from June of 2015 to May of 2017 — associated with roughly 3,000 ads — that was connected to about 470 inauthentic accounts."  Additional accounts and ads were identified that were possibly linked as well but unconfirmed. Evidence indicates "that some of the accounts are linked to a troll farm in St. Petersburg, referred to as the Internet Research Agency, though we have no way to independently confirm.” On September 21, 2017 Facebook announced it would turn over copies of the over 3,000 ads in question to congress. At a Senate hearing on Wednesday November 1, 2017, “Facebook [stated] a Kremlin-linked influence campaign reached 146 million Americans” through a variety of pages, posts, and ads on both Facebook and Instagram. [post_title] => Facebook Announces 3,000 Fake Ads From 470 Inauthentic Accounts Linked To Pro-Russian Propaganda Agency [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => facebook-announces-3000-fake-ads-470-inauthentic-accounts-linked-pro-russian-propaganda-agency [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-11-04 17:19:05 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-11-04 17:19:05 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2350 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [6] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2304 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-08-20 19:35:44 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-08-20 19:35:44 [post_content] => Each visit by President Trump to his Mar-a-lago golf resort is estimated to cost $3.6 million.  While full details are not available about the cost, logistics, and timing of Presidential travel, "estimates of Mr Trump’s costs have been made based on a similar trip former President Barack Obama took to Florida by way of Chicago. On that trip, in February 2013, Mr Obama visited Palm Beach, Florida — the city where Mar-a-Lago is — after a short stop in his home city. That trip cost a total of $3.6 million, according to a report from the US Government Accountability Office." However, it isn't totally accurate to assume all trips of the same length are a similar cost:

"For example, a president could take two identical weekend trips to Palm Beach, both trips requiring a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft. But one trip could cost a good deal more than the other depending on where the C-130 has to fly in from. Military logistics could mean that one week it comes from Delaware, the next from Texas.

Or, if the president’s event schedule for one of the Palm Beach weekends requires a helicopter, an additional or bigger plane might be necessary to transport the helicopter."

Trump has so far played golf and visited golf courses more often than other recent presidents, doing so 41 times over the first 191 days of his presidency.  Assuming no difference in cost per trip, this still adds additional cost through an increase in total trips.  The latest proposed federal government spending bill includes an extra $58 million for more secret service coverage. This additional local travel is also an additional burden on local law enforcement.

Bedminster NJ, a location of a Trump golf course, estimates having to spend "$12,000 per day on his visits, and up to $300,000 over the course of the summer."

"The New York Police Department has said it spends up to $146,000 a day to protect first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron, living at Trump Tower."

To cover security at Trump's Mar-a-lago Resort while he visits, "Palm Beach County, Florida, spends more than $60,000 a day when the president visits, mostly for law enforcement overtime."

The latest proposed spending bill also adds $61 million to reimburse local law enforcement for additional security.

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The posting sought volunteers to investigate one administrative complaint filed by a coalition of 64 Asian-American associations in May 2015 that the prior administration left unresolved," Flores said in a statement. "The complaint alleges racial discrimination against Asian Americans in a university's admissions policy and practices. This Department of Justice has not received or issued any directive, memorandum, initiative, or policy related to university admissions in general. The Department of Justice is committed to protecting all Americans from all forms of illegal race-based discrimination."

The lawsuit alleges "Harvard discriminated against Asian-American applicants based on their race." [post_title] => Federal Department Of Justice Seeking To Continue "Intentional Race-Based Discrimination" Lawsuit Against Harvard For Discriminating Against Asian Americans, Not White Applicants As Suggested By New York Times [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => federal-department-justice-seeking-continue-intentional-race-based-discrimination-lawsuit-harvard-discriminating-asian-americans-not-white-applicants-suggested-new-y [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-08-06 15:04:03 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-08-06 15:04:03 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2272 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [8] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2131 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-07-09 14:28:20 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-07-09 14:28:20 [post_content] => PolitiFact reviews and fact checks, among many things, public statements made by a variety of political personalities.  According to PolitiFact rated claims (PolitiFact acknolwedges it cannot possibly review all claims and statements) as of July 9 2017: President Trump's claims (421) were 31% True, Mostly True, or Half True President Obama's claims (598) were 75% True, Mostly True, or Half True Hillary Clinton's claims (294) were 74% True, Mostly True, or Half True   Trump PolitiFact Scorecard [caption id="attachment_2132" align="aligncenter" width="660"] SOURCE: PolitiFact (See Below Citations)[/caption]   Obama PolitiFact Scorecard [caption id="attachment_2133" align="aligncenter" width="660"] SOURCE: PolitiFact (See Below Citations)[/caption]   Hillary Clinton PolitiFact Scorecard [caption id="attachment_2134" align="aligncenter" width="659"] SOURCE: PolitiFact (See Below Citations)[/caption]   Politifact does not cover much before August 2007 when it was first established, hence data prior to then is unreliable. The New York Times analyzed President Trump's statements and found that he made a false or misleading statement on each of his first 40 days in office. "The Star" has documented 363 false claims made by President Trump from Inauguration day on July 20 2017 to July 11 2017.
   
"Donald Trump's File." PolitiFact. Tampa Bay Times, n.d. Web. 09 July 2017.
"Barack Obama's File." PolitiFact. Tampa Bay Times, n.d. Web. 09 July 2017.
"Hillary Clinton's File." PolitiFact. Tampa Bay Times, n.d. Web. 09 July 2017.
Leonhardt, David, and Stuart A. Thompson. "President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List." The New York Times. The New York Times, 23 June 2017. Web. 14 July 2017.
Dale, Daniel. "The Complete List of All 363 False Claims Donald Trump Has Made as President." Thestar.com. N.p., 11 July 2017. Web. 14 July 2017.
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Leonhardt, David, and Stuart A. Thompson. "President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List." The New York Times. The New York Times, 23 June 2017. Web. 06 July 2017.
"All Statements about Donald Trump." All Statements Involving Donald Trump | PolitiFact. Tampa Bay Times, n.d. Web. 06 July 2017.
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