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The Facts on Trump's Travel Restrictions

Details: Claim: Speaking of travel restrictions in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus: "But we closed those borders very early, against the advice of a lot of professionals I would say everybody said, it's t…

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Trump's Flawed China Travel Conspiracy

Details: Claim: “You could fly out of Wuhan where the primary problem was … and you could go to different parts of the world, but you couldn’t go [from Wuhan] to Beijing and you couldn’t go to any place in China."

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Trump's Snowballing China Travel Claim

Details: Claim: "If I didn’t do that," referring to early travel restrictions on China, "we would’ve had hundreds of thousands more people dying" in the United States.

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Trump, Biden Spin China Travel Restrictions

Details: Claim: The Trump administration "started off awfully slow" in dealing with the coronavirus. "45 nations had already moved to block China's personnel from being able to come to the United States before the pr…

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China Didn't Stop Virus 'Cold' Outside Wuhan

Details: Claim: The coronavirus "didn’t go to Beijing. It didn’t go to other parts of China" besides Wuhan. "They stopped it cold."

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The Traveling President

Details: Obama Travel Schedule . 1:00 PM: The President departs Joint Base Andrews en route Fort Drum, New York. 2:15 PM: The President arrives Fort Drum, New York. 3:10 PM: The President meets with Gold

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Biden's Early Statements About the Coronavirus

Details: Four days after Biden’s op-ed, on Jan. 31, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar declared a public health emergency for the novel coronavirus and announced travel …

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Nancy Pelosi's Personal Jet

Details: The conservative organization claims the e-mails show that Pelosi has made “unreasonable requests for military travel.” These e-mails, however, back up …

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Trump's Misleading Comments on Biden and the Coronavirus

Details: Not a “travel ban.” First, as he repeatedly does, the president incorrectly describes the action that he took regarding travel from China, where the coronavirus was discovered last December.

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Facts on Trump's Immigration Order

Details: The travel ban now covers foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen who do did not have a valid visa on March 16 or at 5 p.m. EST on Jan. 27.

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Coronavirus Hasn't Contaminated Crab Legs

Details: Recent travel advisories have led the FDA to announce that it is “postponing most foreign inspections through April, effective immediately” while maintaining “oversight over international

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Trump Adds New Falsehood to Pelosi/Chinatown Claims

Details: While, as we have written, Trump announced the travel restrictions at the end of January, he also downplayed the danger of the virus in a series of remarks and tweets from Jan. 22 to March 10.

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FactChecking Trump's Attack on the WHO

Details: Travel restrictions could delay, but not stop, the spread of the disease, and social distancing and hand-washing behaviors would reduce the transmission of the disease, the study found.

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Video Misconstrues Pelosi Tweet on ‘un-American Travel Ban

Details: Full Story. President Donald Trump instituted travel restrictions on five Muslim majority countries during his first year in office. This year, on Jan. 31, he added more countries to the list

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Trump's Mysterious Claim of an Apology 'Letter' from Biden

Details: President Donald Trump has claimed Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, wrote him a “letter of apology” regarding the administration’s travel restrictions on China.

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Trump's Confusing Claim on Italy and Travel Restrictions

Details: Claim: Italy was “hit hard” by the coronavirus pandemic because “a lot of the people that didn’t come in here went to Italy" when the U.S. imposed travel restrictions on China.

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FactChecking Claims About the Georgia Voting Law

Details: The law also makes it harder to cast a provisional ballot on Election Day if a voter shows up at the wrong precinct: Poll officials are directed to tell voters to travel to their correct precincts

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FactChecking Trump's Coronavirus Address

Details: In announcing new restrictions on travel from Europe, Trump inaccurately said that the U.S. would suspend “all travel from Europe” for the next 30 days, excluding the U.K. In fact, the policy

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Trump's False Claims about Pelosi and Chinatown

Details: And while Trump did issue the travel restrictions, as we have reported, he also downplayed the danger of the virus in a series of remarks and tweets from Jan. 22 to March 10.

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GOP Hits Turbulence with FAA Claim

Details: As for travel and supplies expenses — which Shuster put at $325 million — the FAA budget calls for $154 million in “travel and transportation of persons” in 2013, $24 million for

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Social Posts Share Fake Schumer Tweet

Details: The full fabricated tweet reads: “The premature travel ban to and from China by the current administration is just an excuse to further his ongoing war against immigrants. There must be a …

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Trump's Tweets Twist Facts

Details: On March 6, Trump formally took another crack at it, with a revised order that sought to impose a 90-day travel ban on the citizens of six countries (Syria, …

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Refugees and Terrorism Investigations

Details: The new order imposes a 90-day travel ban on the citizens of six predominately Muslim countries (Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen) …

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Cuomo Distorts CDC Finding in Blaming Trump

Details: Travel restrictions targeting Wuhan “might have had some value if carried out well” and “[v]ery early on.” But once people infected with the virus had traveled to other places around the

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Pence Links Iran's Soleimani to 9/11 Attacks

Details: Assisted in the clandestine travel to Afghanistan of 10 of the 12 terrorists who carried out the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States. — Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) January 3, 2020.

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Trump Wrongly Blames Protests, Mexico for COVID-19 Spread

Details: Nonessential travel includes travel that is considered tourism or recreation. At least one Mexican state completely closed its border with the U.S. ahead of the July 4 holiday, fearing spread of

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Trump's Dubious $4,000 Claim

Details: Would American households really see an average income increase of $4,000 a year if President Donald Trump succeeds in cutting the corporate income tax? Don't count on it. …

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More "Birther" Nonsense: Obama's 1981 Pakistan Trip

Details: Also, a travel advisory from the State Department dated Aug. 17, 1981 notes that Americans traveling to Pakistan require a 30-day visa, and that any staying longer must check in …

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Trump Ad's Misleading Use of CNN Interview

Details: The impression is that Trump’s travel restrictions, which went into effect Feb. 2, were responsible for saving those lives. But the ad edited Blitzer’s question in a misleading way.

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Trump's Misleading Ad on Coronavirus Testing

Details: The few studies that have been done estimate travel restrictions the United States and other countries enacted on China had a modest impact, slowing the initial spread outside of China but not

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travel restrictions Archives

Details: Issues: travel restrictions FactChecking the Final 2020 Presidential Debate. October 23, 2020 . The candidates repeated talking points from the stump and added some new twists on the facts.

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Trump Didn't Bill the Obamas

Details: Judicial Watch. “New Obama Travel Costs Bring Eight-Year Total over $96 Million.” Press release. 29 Dec 2016. Judicial Watch. “Obama Travel Totals Nearly $100 Million.” Press release. 17

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Fuel Efficient Freight Trains

Details: For one thing, freight often has to travel farther by rail than it would by truck, because "railroads go to very few communities," Boyce said. He also notes that heavy-duty trucks have been

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Trump's 'Travel Ban' Doesn't Affect All Muslims

Details: Trump most recently issued a proclamation restricting certain nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen and North Korea from obtaining visas to travel to the U.S. Certain Venezuelan

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The RNC's Misleading Message About the Bidens

Details: The few studies that have been done estimate travel restrictions the United States and other countries imposed on China had modest impacts, …

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Hillary's Adventures Abroad

Details: According to her official travel schedule, Clinton was in Macedonia for less than nine hours, nearly half of which she spent touring refugee camps. …

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Trump Campaign's Misleading Ad Attacking Biden on China

Details: The Trump campaign has launched a misleading attack ad that misrepresents Joe Biden’s statements on the Trump administration’s travel restrictions, and …

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An April Filled with Repeats

Details: Travel Restrictions on China. The president often talked about travel restrictions on China that his administration announced on Jan. 31 as a …

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Final Night of the Republican Convention

Details: Travel restrictions: In the space of two sentences, the president made five false or misleading claims about what he wrongly called his “travel ban” on flights from China and Europe.

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Bogus Visa Waiver Stories

Details: USA Television. “Donald Trump signs a visa-free travel policy for South Africa.” Accessed 16 Feb 2017. USA Television. “Donald Trump signs a visa-free travel policy for entire Caribbean

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