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Republican from Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R.-Wis., is Speaker of the House. The former chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan has represented southern Wisconsin in Congress since being elected in 1998. He was Mitt Romney's vice-presidential running mate in the 2012 presidential election.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True10 (%)(10)
  • Mostly True15 (%)(15)
  • Half True18 (%)(18)
  • Mostly False20 (%)(20)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire3 (%)(3)

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PolitiFact Wisconsin's most-viewed Truth-O-Meter items in January.

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Examining the label given to the president's order temporarily restricting people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

Still Burning: Trump’s claim of ‘serious voter fraud’ in Calif. remains Pants On Fire

President Donald Trump this week repeated unsubstantiated claims about widespread voter fraud. In November 2016, PolitiFact Califronia rated Trump's claim about "serious voter fraud" in California as Pants On Fire. We have examined the claim again in this article. Our November rating remains Pants On Fire. 

 

 

The year in fact checking, 2016

True enough: In a year in which lie telling reached new proportions, four of our 10 most-clicked items got a rating of True.

Donald Trump and the Truth-O-Meter

Ahead of his first Wisconsin visit as president-elect, a look at Trump fact checks since Election Day.