THE FACTS: It's not done. Trump signed into law a bill that would loosen restrictions for veterans seeking medical care outside the VA system, but it'll take at least a year to implement and its actual scope in expanding choice to veterans will depend on the next VA secretary, who has yet to be confirmed by the Senate. A successful expansion of private care will also depend on an overhaul of electronic health records at VA to allow for a seamless sharing of records with private physicians. That overhaul will take at least 10 years to be complete. … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Trump Ignores Strong Points in US Trade
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Both of those timelines are viewed as bullish by nonproliferation experts considering the scale of the North's weapons program and its history of evasion and reluctance to allow verification of disarmament agreements. They say any solid deal will require Kim to be completely transparent about his program — at a time when intelligence reports suggest he will try to deceive the United States about the extent of his covert weapons or facilities. … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Trump Off Base on Energy, Court Case, More
TRUMP: "We passed Veterans Choice, the biggest thing ever. ... It has got to be the biggest improvement you can have. So now if you can't get the treatment you need in a timely manner, people used to wait two weeks, three weeks, eight weeks, they couldn't get to a doctor. You will have the right to see a private doctor immediately, and we will pay for it." — remarks Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Trump’s Hyped Claims on Economy, N. Korea, Vets
Mr. Trump reversed those restrictions in 2017. But more conventional equipment like bulletproof vests as well as rifles, trucks, jackets and radios were still available to police under the Obama administration. In fact, law enforcement agencies received $43 million worth of equipment per month during the 2016 fiscal year. … [Read more...] about Fact-Checking Trump’s Speech to the N.R.A.
Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign had vowed to brand China a currency manipulator immediately after taking office. But in three straight currency reports issued since Trump took office, the administration has not branded China or any other country as a currency manipulator. … [Read more...] about AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts NKorea aim to ‘denuclearize’