Fact Checking our President

Jake Tapper of ABC news has the following:
Heart-breaking, Wrong, and Not Quite Accurate

Fact-checking the legitimately heart-breaking anecdotes of real Americans is a thankless task. Health insurance companies make callous decisions that hurt real Americans, and no reporter wants to belittle those outrageous tales of bureaucratic bean-counting. Pointing out inaccuracies in versions of these anecdotes told by the president feels like not seeing the forest for the trees. The larger issue is clearly that insurance companies are making decisions like these…….

Both stories were shared at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on oversight and investigation hearing in June. It turns out that while it’s impossible to defend the behavior of the insurance companies in either instance, the stories, as the president told them, were not accurate.

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