According to Politifact, 950 fact checks have happened in this election season. The reason? Donald Trump. Politifact broke down the numbers and through July 31st, the Republican nominee told four times as many statements that were rated “false” or the most damning rating of “pants on fire” which is classified as completely untrue. Trump’s “pants on fire” staement rating is 42. Hillary Clinton is no clean slate either. She has a 12.5% of her statements that were rated false and 5 “pants of fire” statements.
Aug 24, 2016