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Coronavirus US Politics: Analysis | Trump vs. Pelosi: What happened in Chinatown

By Glenn Kessler closeGlenn KesslerThe Fact CheckerEmailEmailBioBioFollowFollow 8-10 minutes - Source: The Washington Post “I closed it up long before Pelosi. You know, she was having parties in San Francisco. ‘Let’s all go to Chinatown.’” “Crazy Nancy Pelosi deleted this from her Twitter account. She wanted everyone to pack into Chinatown long after I closed the BORDER TO CHINA. Based on her statement, she is responsible for many deaths. She’s an incompetent, third-rate politician!” “By the way, I did that very early, while Nancy Pelosi was trying to have, in San Francisco, parties in Chinatown. Because they — she thought it would be great. She wanted to show that this thing doesn’t exist.” “In February, Nancy Pelosi said we should come to Chinatown. This is late February. ‘Come to Chinatown. We think it’s very safe. Come here. Let’s all have the big parade — Chinatown parade.’ Probably referring to San Francisco. And that’s it. But

Fact Checker I Analysis | Trump says he was not warned about Flynn. The Mueller report disagrees.

By Glenn Kessler Glenn Kessler The Fact Checker 8-10 minutes Fact Checker Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events “It now seems the General Flynn was under investigation long before was common knowledge. It would have been impossible for me to know this but, if that was the case, and with me being one of two people who would become president, why was I not told so that I could make a change?” — President Trump, in a tweet , May 17, 2019 The president tweeted that he did not realize Michael Flynn, his first national security adviser, had been under investigation on suspicion of being a Russian agent and that he should have been warned. This is a puzzling complaint. First, a report issued by a Republican-led House committee — often touted by Trump — disclosed in 2018 t