Donald Trump gave a lengthy nomination speech at the Republican convention last night. Politfact did an incredible job of fact checking his many statements and claims. Trump has not fared well with the truth according to Politifacts Truth-O-Meter. How did he do last night? Below is a brief summary of their checks with links to the full article.
“While Hillary Clinton plans a massive, and I mean massive, tax increase, I have proposed the largest tax reduction of any candidate who has run for president this year, Democrat or Republican.” – MOSTLY TRUE
Says Hillary Clinton “supported North American Free Trade Agreement), and she supported China’s entrance into the World Trade Organization…. She supported the job-killing trade deal with South Korea. She supported the Trans-Pacific Partnership.” – MOSTLY TRUE
“America is one of the highest-taxed nations in the world.” – MOSTLY FALSE