Fact-Checking Donald Trump's First Remarks as Republican Nominee
On the heels of accepting his party’s nomination, Donald Trump today held his first post-convention news conference. ABC News decided to fact-check the newly-minted Republican presidential nominee's opening remarks of the general election race. Here are some of the claims and how they stack up:
In First Joint Interview, Mike Pence Aims to Be Trump-Interpreter
In their first joint interview on the eve of the Republican National Convention , presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and his vice-presidential pick, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, tested the waters of their new-formed alliance in an interview on CBS News' "60 Minutes." Pence had the more
What Newly Released CIA Documents Reveal About 'Torture' in Its Former Detention Program
The Central Intelligence Agency has released some 50 documents on its former "Detention and Interrogation" program in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. The now-declassified documents highlight some of the methods used in what critics have
Appeals Court Declines to Release Full 'Senate Torture Report'
The D.C Circuit Court today ruled against releasing the entire contents of the so-called “Senate torture report,” which describes the Central Intelligence Agency’s controversial post-9/11 interrogation and detention program. A three-judge panel decided unanimously to deny a lawsuit brought by the
5 Times Donald Trump Has Backtracked His Position in Less Than 24 Hours
Donald Trump speaks bluntly, but is also prone to backtracking. In several instances, Trump’s position on certain subjects has evolved or changed -- and fast. Flip-flopping, backtracking and clarifying, of course, are not political moves unique to Trump. His rivals in both parties have done it too.
2016 Candidates Express Solidarity With Brussels
U.S. presidential candidates are expressing support for the people of Brussels and suggesting U.S. responses to the deadly terror attacks in Belgium's capital. Dozens have been confirmed dead in multiple explosions in Brussels, with at least three Americans "seriously injured." Blasts were reported
Hillary Clinton on Brussels Attacks: US Has to ‘Intensify and Broaden’ Strategy Against ISIS
Hillary Clinton pushed back against Donald Trump 's calls for increased border control following the attack in Brussels this morning, and argued for a broader strategy in fighting ISIS. Trump said in an interview on "Good Morning America" this morning that if he were president he'd use "maximum,
Trump Says 'I Think Islam Hates Us'
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump said during an interview Wednesday that he believes “Islam hates us” and that there was "a tremendous amount of hatred there." Trump, speaking to CNN’s Anderson Cooper , made headlines last fall when he suggested a “temporary ban” on Muslims should be enacted
'Winter Is Trumping': The Donald Takes on Westeros in Hilarious 'Game of Thrones' Spoof
HBO’s “Game of Thrones” characters have a certain penchant for wicked antics. But imagine a U.S. presidential candidate’s face superimposed on one of their bodies. Video editor Huw Parkinson and the creators of the Australian Broadcasting Corp.’s politics show “Insiders” have done just that, and