Seventeen Republican presidential candidates. Two debates. Talk about fertile ground for playing loose with the facts.
And then there’s Donald Trump.
From exaggerations over political records to ill-advised predictions over exactly what Hillary Clinton would do if she won the White House, pretty much every GOP hopeful took some liberties in Cleveland in their attempts to stand out in a record-sized field.
Here’s POLITICO’s analysis of where the Republican field stretched the truth or just plain got it wrong: