President Trump cherry-picks the findings of a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the costs and benefits of immigration. He cites only the short-term costs; he ignores long-term economic benefits.
President Trump says "we could have rebuilt our country" two or three times with the "approximately $6 trillion" spent in the Middle East. The U.S. has spent a lot, but so far it's actually about $1.7 trillion since 2001.
In his first solo press conference as president, Donald Trump made questionable claims about his anti-terrorism executive order, his Electoral College victory, his record on jobs and Russia’s ownership of U.S. uranium.