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Title Title
Fact check: President Trump's tweet about Republican favorability Fact check: President Trump's tweet about Republican favorability
Summary Summary
Trump said that a recent Gallup poll found Republican Party favorability was at the highest level in seven years Trump said that a recent Gallup poll found Republican Party favorability was at the highest level in seven years
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<strong>On September 25 President Trump tweeted:</strong> <strong>On September 25 President Trump tweeted:</strong>
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1044537328415506432 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1044537328415506432
<em>Claim 1:</em> <em>Claim 1:</em>
"Republican Party Favorability is the highest it has been in 7 years" (according to Gallup poll). "Republican Party Favorability is the highest it has been in 7 years" (according to Gallup poll).
The poll he was referring to was <a href="https://news.gallup.com/poll/242906/republican-party-favorability-highest-seven-years.aspx">this</a>. The poll he was referring to was <a href="https://news.gallup.com/poll/242906/republican-party-favorability-highest-seven-years.aspx">this</a>.
<blockquote>WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Forty-five percent of Americans now have a favorable view of the Republican Party, a nine-point gain from last September's 36%. It is the party's most positive image since it registered 47% in January 2011, shortly after taking control of the House in the 2010 midterm elections</blockquote> <blockquote>WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Forty-five percent of Americans now have a favorable view of the Republican Party, a nine-point gain from last September's 36%. It is the party's most positive image since it registered 47% in January 2011, shortly after taking control of the House in the 2010 midterm elections</blockquote>
We rate this claim: <strong>True</strong>. We rate this claim: <strong>True</strong>.
<em>Claim 2:</em> <em>Claim 2:</em>
He claims that the Republican favorability is three points higher than that of Democrats. But according to the same Gallup poll, He claims that the Republican favorability is three points higher than that of Democrats. But according to the same Gallup poll,
<blockquote>Republican favorability at 45%, Democrats at 44%</blockquote> <blockquote>Republican favorability at 45%, Democrats at 44%</blockquote>
That is a one point difference, not three. We rate this: <strong>False</strong>. That is a one point difference, not three. We rate this: <strong>False</strong>.
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Politics  United States, Politics
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<p><a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1044537328415506432" rel="nofollow">https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1044537328415506432</a></p> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1044537328415506432" rel="nofollow">https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1044537328415506432</a></p>
<p><a href="https://news.gallup.com/poll/242906/republican-party-favorability-highest-seven-years.aspx" rel="nofollow">https://news.gallup.com/poll/242906/republican-party-favorability-highest-seven-years.aspx</a></p> <p><a href="https://news.gallup.com/poll/242906/republican-party-favorability-highest-seven-years.aspx" rel="nofollow">https://news.gallup.com/poll/242906/republican-party-favorability-highest-seven-years.aspx</a></p>

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