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Daniel Dale @ddale8 Washington DC

Reporter for CNN, fact-checking the president and other politicians.

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Trump lies about every conceivable subject, but voting and the election might be the single subject on which he’s m… https://t.co/LDEPoGmt5WAlmost every single thing Trump said in the debate segment on mail-in voting was wrong. With @MarshallCohen, I br… https://t.co/DY8KUpxT9e
10/1
2020
I had to shrink this quote a bit with ...s to fit the tweet - here's the full quote. https://t.co/cfdH4oNHaRTrump: "We won the debate by almost every poll that I saw. If you look at the, uh, the various polls, I looked at a… https://t.co/30lBh4QP7wTrump: "By every measure, we won the debate easily last night.""I hear he doesn't want to go forward" with the next two debates, Trump says of Biden, whose campaign says he is ab… https://t.co/H2Obscxi7yWhen the reporter followed up, asking if he would denounce white supremacists who support him, Trump responded, "I'… https://t.co/rtiblm4A9EAsked just now if he welcomes the support of white supremacists who "love" him, Trump responded: "I want law and or… https://t.co/p9D0OLtr4eTrump says Biden "can't say the words" law and order, saying "you saw" this at the debate... ...the debate at whic… https://t.co/KVz83JGzEoTrump: "I don't know who the Proud Boys are. I mean, you'll have to give me a definition. 'Cause I really don't kno… https://t.co/1Sr11gF15kTrump: "I thought the debate last night was great. We've gotten tremendous reviews on it."Here's Trump's public schedule for today. (Public schedules don't include all of a president's activities.) https://t.co/HYOQf9T8Av @JLew1050 One thing rewatching the highlights is how many semi-quietly huge shots he made down the stretch of games where he had few pointsCommission on Presidential Debates has issued a statement on last night's debacle: "Last night’s debate made clear… https://t.co/uG6ovdE8TU
Retweeted by Daniel Dale @big_chupa_cabra Yes.The same thing happened in 2016: Trump was deemed the loser in scientific polls, his supporters flooded anyone-can-… https://t.co/dSx2XH3TYpThis Telemundo poll touted by the Trump campaign and pro-Trump outlets was an *anyone-can-click Twitter poll,* not… https://t.co/jYJenQBQJeLots of Philadelphia was watching when the president said, based on a false suggestion of nefarious behavior, "Bad… https://t.co/wkWBfhsKQOThis is classic Trump. He could say a mailman was caught changing ballot applications. (Isolated incident involving… https://t.co/Czhf7Cv3YqAfter Trump falsely claims West Virginia "mailmen" were selling ballots (1 was caught changing 8 *applications* dur… https://t.co/twBbogpBi6A fact check from the Marine Corps Times: https://t.co/EdFqVW9qidA video that falsely claims Joe Biden wore a wire during last night's debate has been shared thousands of times in… https://t.co/71qmswMhOD
Retweeted by Daniel DaleAll campaigns do post-debate spin, but this list from the Trump campaign is the most laughable purported fact check… https://t.co/2sg7DtRy3RThe Times correctly refers to Trump’s “outright lies” in its front-page news story on the debate. https://t.co/uXnXAr6tC2People in Japan who watched it on NHK (our public broadcaster) had to watch three men shout over each other while t… https://t.co/2ElAF9T0qq
Retweeted by Daniel DaleICYMI the Philly Inquirer had a solid rundown of what happened with that "poll watcher" Trump tweeted about and the… https://t.co/6x3GxrPYGm
Retweeted by Daniel DaleWas wondering about this one... https://t.co/HoavzHpJJ9Missed the claim that Trump has gotten insulin prices so low, it's "like water." Facts from Stat: "In reality, ins… https://t.co/SbJ4cBcPb3An assessment of the president's campaign of disinformation: https://t.co/nR4zlO4mWrCNN's @ddale8 says while Joe Biden was "largely accurate" during tonight's presidential debate, "we had an avalanch… https://t.co/J7Il4VuXzy
Retweeted by Daniel DaleMaloney's defeated opponent: https://t.co/6bAIc0rV0L @kelseysham omgThat was a relatively easy debate to fact check because the president has made the vast majority of these false claims before.I'm just sitting here fine. From a fact check perspective, that's basically what every unscripted Trump event has b… https://t.co/mxxwX4QfIlJust an avalanche of lying from Trump as usual. Biden was imperfect but largely accurate. I'll get trolled for saying that. It's fact.I'm not exaggerating when I say almost literally everything Donald Trump says about mail voting is wrong in whole o… https://t.co/ZI3Z1B6kH7There is no evidence of fraud in Rep. Carolyn Maloney's New York primary.Not true all of the ballots in the PA waste. There were 9; 7 were for Trump, according to the Justice Department; 2… https://t.co/yQT0DPYef51% of mail ballots were indeed rejected in 2016, but that is not evidence of fraud. Most common reasons, per a gove… https://t.co/nrfRns3ZJEThe West Virginia mailman wasn't selling ballots. He got caught altering some ballot APPLICATIONS, during the prima… https://t.co/ovHSMPkplPLet me know if I've missed some outlier case, but it's not true that 30% and 40% of ballots are being "lost." Some… https://t.co/vq1r8W5JYD"Unsolicited" ballots are not fraud prone. Even before the pandemic, some states did their elections overwhelmingly… https://t.co/Q5E3mxNf4UTrump is misleading by saying Biden called soldiers "stupid bastards." Biden did say it...but was super-clearly jok… https://t.co/f92PBSr0iRHunter Biden has explicitly acknowledged that his Biden name got him opportunities. But Trump's portrayal of him as… https://t.co/MXXCM81rcHhttps://t.co/KmAZZEvaleHunter Biden was also not jobless before he got appointed to the Burisma board in 2014. He was a lawyer at the firm… https://t.co/XSIAdEGEFKIt's false Hunter Biden did not have a job until Joe Biden became vice president. He became a partner at a law and… https://t.co/8lYYiZLdC5And, of course, many of these vacancies were caused by McConnell's obstruction strategy.Trump usually says Obama left him "142" vacancies. Tonight: "128." Actual: 104.I'm impressed Trump did that whole segment and did NOT say he got Veterans Choice.In context, it's even clearer that Conway was saying more violence was good for Trump. She began this comment by ta… https://t.co/J2QfQ2zF67In summary: Biden has gotten at least a small number of things at least a little wrong; Trump has told big lie after big lie.Kellyanne Conway DID say more violence was good for Trump’s prospects; she said on Fox that “the more chaos and ana… https://t.co/VfbxifvD8CBiden is not talking about defunding the police. He just said he opposes defunding the police.Trump is saying the false stuff again https://t.co/PlD15jP5egOur suburbs would not be "gone" if Biden was elected. Trump is talking about an...anti-segregation rule. An explan… https://t.co/myC2IZcD1WBiden has not said that riots are peaceful protest. He's called peaceful protest peaceful protest.If anyone has a record of Biden using the phrase "superpredator," which got Clinton in trouble, please let me know.… https://t.co/MwHXJhknv7Can’t say for sure what happened behind the scenes, but Seattle’s mayor says Trump’s claim is false: “We had no con… https://t.co/fnHK5PkhSeIt's false that Biden does not have "any" law enforcement support. Here is a...Fox News article: https://t.co/XpKkj9xi8ABiden hasn't been perfect from a facts perspective, but he's so far been way, way more accurate than Trump. There i… https://t.co/0ocwtuXdudThere’s no evidence Biden acted corruptly or improperly re the Ukrainian prosecutor. US, EU, IMF, Ukrainian anti-c… https://t.co/2PMLATWJH8Biden is wrong that the trade deficit with China is now bigger than it was before. That would've been true in 2018,… https://t.co/g5xM6kJLQtWe don’t have proof Hunter Biden got $3.5M from this Russian businesswoman. Hunter Biden's lawyer, George Mesires,… https://t.co/3D7jYxMNOGTrump falsely claims he’s brought back 700,000 manufacturing jobs. Through August, it’s a net *loss* of 237,000 ma… https://t.co/iYhPoQpE0sBiden's claim Trump has done "nothing" to help small businesses" is at least an exaggeration given the PPP program,… https://t.co/BuVBpOuaB9Trump claims he paid "millions of dollars" in federal income tax despite the NYT having obtained his tax returns, w… https://t.co/XsU09aZRu3
Retweeted by Daniel DaleTrump's rallies have not all been outside. Two weeks ago, he held an indoor rally in Las Vegas where few people wer… https://t.co/2020ZRIufM
Retweeted by Daniel DaleThere is, obviously, no basis for Trump's claim that Democratic governors are keeping restrictions to hurt Trump and Republicans.Here's a longer fact check on what Biden said about pandemic shutdowns; again, he is not currently proposing one: https://t.co/d3FKo07wgyEven if we can't establish direct causation, there is really no basis for Trump to claim that there have been no pr… https://t.co/5QmNWNDiRAHighly misleading for Trump to suggest that people have "said the opposite" about masks' effectiveness. That was tr… https://t.co/Lv5lIkkrh1Trump golf data data from @markknoller: Trump: 279 days with time at a golf club Obama: 105 rounds through same point of presidencyBiden has not proposed a shutdown or put forward a shutdown plan. He said in an August interview that he’d shut thi… https://t.co/lNrTueomXHBiden didn't forget the name of his college. He was talking about campaigning at Delaware State. (This has become a… https://t.co/6c58KjA6mnTrump lies that he was talking "sarcastically" when he mused about injecting disinfectant to fight the virus. He j… https://t.co/sRKC7051OfBiden's position on the China travel restrictions was murky at the start. He accused Trump of "xenophobia" the same… https://t.co/8jHLWkBDInVery much unclear Trump’s travel restrictions saved lots of lives as he keeps claiming. When he was restricting Chi… https://t.co/IPU7632LkT"Socialized" is a vague term, but the Biden-Sanders unity task force does not propose Sanders-style medicine. You c… https://t.co/9jkSDFEerBCan't fact check the future, but there is very much no evidence Trump's executive order will reduce drug prices 80% or 90%.The mandate penalty has been reduced to $0, but the mandate itself still exists. This isn't pedantic - it's a centr… https://t.co/eQ9yMqgXaMTrump didn't "ban" travel from China or Europe. He imposed travel restrictions with numerous exemptions -- for US c… https://t.co/96MhTm5vkGIt's just not true Biden would "extinguish" the private insurance of 180 million people. He opposed the Sanders-sty… https://t.co/99yqTu7JBRI'll be tweeting debate fact checks in as close to real time as possible. Note: if I don't do something immediatel… https://t.co/0pQs5o5JH1
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9/30
2020
To recap: The country’s top intelligence official just declassified a Russian intel assessment that he acknowledges… https://t.co/wpdJHhcEQF
Retweeted by Daniel DaleBirthday Breezy is 4 years old https://t.co/Cjz3MESvFO @mckinneykelsey LET US LET USLots of disinfo ahead of tonight's debate. One case: InfoWars says Biden got questions in advance, citing former Fo… https://t.co/t9laIfWjbb
Retweeted by Daniel DaleI've been playing imaginary debates in my head and writing up fact checks of what the imaginary Trump and Biden say… https://t.co/R3aUosZCkIIn addition, a good CNN team will be doing a big, running fact check article on our site during and after the debat… https://t.co/DtGYk3uWpGI'll be tweeting debate fact checks in as close to real time as possible. Note: if I don't do something immediatel… https://t.co/0pQs5o5JH1Very thorough piece by @EllieCKaufman @jeremyherb @PamelaBrownCNN providing the facts around the various things Tru… https://t.co/KKNwTVgGpKGuys, there are quote marks around “I’m part of that community.” He’s citing things he claims to hear from voters:… https://t.co/1MbRK2KEXTI asked the question that resulted in Trump making that infamous “Russia if you’re listening” comment. The reporter… https://t.co/rHy6pdN8o9
Retweeted by Daniel DaleThis is one of Trump’s most egregious repeat attempts to rewrite a reality we saw on camera. He keeps saying he d… https://t.co/uOBOAHID7d @pbump so sillyPolice report of suicide threat by former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale includes domestic abuse allegations,… https://t.co/MukqUWQwHD
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9/29
2020
Coast Guard https://t.co/4Nq0IjUHd3NEW: A post claims to show over 1,000 mail ballots in a California dumpster when it actually depicts empty envelope… https://t.co/QCoeRBnEFX
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9/28
2020

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