AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distortions on immigration | Fact check


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump peddled distorted theories and bogus numbers on immigration as he attempted to stir up voters’ worries about a migrant procession in Mexico, and he also used the campaign’s final days to claim economic gains for minorities that have not been achieved.

A look at 11th-hour rhetoric before the elections Tuesday and the reality:

MEDIAN INCOME

TRUMP, on attracting the nonwhite vote from Democrats: “We have the best unemployment numbers, the best median income numbers for all of these groups. We have the best numbers we’ve ever had….They should be worried about the African-Americans, because they’re going to lose them.” — Fox interview Monday

THE FACTS: He did not achieve the best median income numbers for all the nonwhite groups. Both…

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