AP FACT CHECK: Trump's illusory claims of gains from tariffs

In this Aug. 21, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump can't seem to get his facts straight when it comes to Barack Obama.

From the economy to veterans and immigration, Trump routinely claims achievements of the former president as fully his own or distorts the truth to undermine the Democrat's legacy. On problems uniquely his own, Trump deflects.

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