Fact checking Donald Trump’s speech to the Detroit Economic Club

August 9, 2016 7:04 AM

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In an effort to reset his troubled presidential campaign, Donald Trump gave a prepared speech to the Detroit Economic Club, an important venue for major economic addresses. Here’s a guide to 16 of the more fact-challenged assertions made by the GOP nominee. As is our practice, we do not award Pinocchios in speech round-ups.

This is ridiculously false — something that earned Trump a “Pants on Fire” from our friends at PolitiFact three days ago. It is appalling that it still turns up in a prepared speech.

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