FactCheck.org

Hoboken Christmas Hoax

Q: Is the newly elected mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey, a Muslim and did he cancel “government involvement” in Christmas? A: No. Ravinder Bhalla is a Sikh, not a Muslim, […] The post Hoboken Christmas Hoax appeared first on FactCheck.org.

Q: Is the newly elected mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey, a Muslim and did he cancel “government involvement” in Christmas?

A: No. Ravinder Bhalla is a Sikh, not a Muslim, and he hasn’t instituted such a ban. He won’t even take office until Jan. 1, 2018.

FULL ANSWER

Democratic Hoboken Councilman-at-Large is not Muslim. He actually became the a mayoral election in New Jersey on Nov. 7

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from FactCheck.org

FactCheck.org2 min read
Fake Mark Twain ‘Quote’ Mocks Voting
A quotation misattributed to Mark Twain is circulating online and suggests the famous writer disparaged voting. Actually, he celebrated it. The post Fake Mark Twain ‘Quote’ Mocks Voting appeared first on FactCheck.org.
FactCheck.org2 min read
Image Shows ’85 Live Aid Concert, Not Trump Rally
A viral photo shows a massive crowd at an iconic 1985 concert in London, not at a rally for President Trump in Philadelphia, as a meme claims. The post Image Shows ’85 Live Aid Concert, Not Trump Rally appeared first on FactCheck.org.
FactCheck.org4 min readPolitics
Trump’s Repeated Falsehood on Auto Plants
In launching his reelection campaign, President Donald Trump repeated a claim about new auto plants that he made a year-and-a-half ago. It's still not true, and it fits a pattern of Trump falsely boasting of unexpected or unusual gains in the auto in