White House Mechanics

The mechanics of getting in the White House.  On this page you will find relevant news stories and tools to help you track the progress of the US Presidential Elections.  I created this page during the 2008 Election, but it remains relevant because, in the US, someone is always running for the White House.

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FactCheck.org

Video: Trump’s False Subpoena Claim

This week, CNN's Jake Tapper takes a look at a claim that President Donald Trump made about subpoenas issued by the House committees for documents and testimony related to the impeachment inquiry.

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Viral Posts Fabricate a ‘President Mozzarella’ Gaffe

Social media lit up with a false claim that President Donald Trump referred to Italian President Sergio Mattarella as "President Mozzarella." The transcripts and videos prove he didn't.

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The Facts on Mental Illness and Mass Shootings

Q: Do people with serious mental health disorders pose a greater risk of becoming mass shooters?
A: People with mental illnesses are somewhat more likely to be violent than those without a diagnosis. But a majority are never violent, and very little is known specifically about mass murder.

FULL QUESTION
Subject: Mental illness and mass shootings
Is Trump correct that people with mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar [disorder], [are] a greater threat to society?

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Obama Didn’t Authorize ‘Lying’ by the Media

Social media posts falsely claim that former President Barack Obama signed a bill that made it permissible for "the media" to get "away with lying." The bill had no bearing on private media outlets or what they can report.

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Instagram Post Falsely Links Flu Vaccine to Polio

A popular Instagram post falsely claims “over 1,100 people died from reactions to the [flu] shot” in 2018, and suggests that the immunization gave some children polio. The flu vaccine cannot give anyone polio and there is no evidence to support the 1,100 figure.

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