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FactCheck.org Deputy Managing Editor Robert Farley spoke with WBAL-TV in Baltimore and seven other Hearst TV stations around the country about fact-checking the Democratic convention.
FactCheck.org Deputy Managing Editor Robert Farley spoke with WBAL-TV in Baltimore and several other Hearst TV stations around the country about fact-checking the Democratic convention.

In interviews that aired on Aug. 21, Farley discussed several Democratic claims vetted by FactCheck.org over the course of the week:

Democratic nominee Joe Biden's statement, "Five million Americans infected by COVID-19. More than 170,000 Americans have died. By far the worst performance of any nation on Earth." While the U.S. statistics are undeniably grim, when relative population is accounted for, the U.S. is not highest in the number of cases per 100,000 population, nor in its per capita death rate.

Biden's claim that President Donald Trump is "proposing to eliminate a tax that pays for almost half the Social Security without any way of making…
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