Snopes explains why Trump’s claim about ‘under God’ being omitted from Pledge of Allegiance recitations at Dem convention is false (if you don’t count the couple times it happened)

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President Trump’s tweet this morning saying that the Democrats excluded “under God” from Pledge of Allegiance recitations had the media doing their stuff. Jim Acosta was among them of course:

Snopes has ruled the claim that “under God” was omitted from recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance is “mostly” false:

Why just “mostly” false? Because it actually happened a couple of times, as Snopes noted:

Snopes mentioned a couple of occasions where Trump’s claim was accurate. Here’s one such instance:

For some reason we’re guessing if the political roles were reversed Snopes’ ruling on the original claim would have been “true.”

“Fact-checkers” have been taking the “false (but kinda true)” approach a lot lately.





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