President Donald Trump officially began his campaign for reelection on Wednesday at a rally in Orlando, Florida. Here's a fact-check of his remarks.


"Nobody's been tougher on Russia than Donald Trump."

This is misleading.

Whether Trump has been "tougher" than any other president is subjective. But it's worth noting that observers of US relations with Russia point to a disconnect between aggressive policies enacted by the Trump administration and not-so-tough language from Trump himself.


In his resignation letter in December, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis emphasised that his views on "treating allies with respect and also being clear eyed about


The wall

Tax cuts


The economy

The military and veterans

Health care

Energy and environment