Charles Prichard

  • Donald Trump Sep 2, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump’s Bluster on Hurricanes, Guns, Economy

    Facing another deadly mass shooting, President Donald Trump is deflecting on gun control. Over the weekend, he pointed to mental illness as a likely culprit behind recent shootings in Odessa, Texas, and elsewhere, even though criminologists routinely point to gun ownership as a far better predictor of public mass shootings than indicators of mental illness. There were no immediate indications...

  • Donald Trump Sep 1, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump’s Swipe at Puerto Rico, G-7 Comments

    President Donald Trump presented a distorted picture of the auto industry, told a fanciful story about Iran duping Barack Obama and took a misinformed swipe at Puerto Rico just as its residents braced for a catastrophe that didn’t come. A look at some statements by Trump and his team during a week bookended by the Group of Seven summit and...

  • Donald Trump Jul 27, 2019

    Fact Check: Mueller’s Words Twisted by Trump and More

    President Donald Trump listened to Robert Mueller testify to Congress this past week, then misrepresented what the former special counsel said. Some partisans on both sides did much the same, whether to defend or condemn the president. Trump seized on Mueller’s testimony to claim anew that he was exonerated by the Russia investigation, which the president wasn’t. He capped the...

  • Donald Trump Dec 13, 2018

    North Korea Slow to Negotiate Over US War Remains, Pentagon Says

    Months after the White House raised hopes for bringing home thousands of U.S. battlefield remains from North Korea, the returns have stalled. Detailed negotiations on future recovery arrangements have not even begun. The slower pace appears linked to the more talked-about stalemate over North Korea’s nuclear weapons . At a June meeting with President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim...

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