"All of a sudden for the first time we're getting gang members out, we're getting drug lords out, we're getting really bad dudes out of this country and at a rate that nobody has ever seen before."
2. Image of White House logo
Washington - 23 February 2017
3. Trump at the White House
Handout: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - AP CLIENTS ONLY
Los Angeles - 7 February 2017
4. Various photos showing foreign nationals being arrested during a targeted enforcement operation
Washington - 21 September 2016
5. Demonstrators rally in front of the White House in favor of immigration reform
Washington - 23 February 2017
6. SOUNDBITE: (English) President Donald Trump:
"It's a military operation because what has been allowed to come into our country when you see gang violence that you've read about like never before and all of the things, much of the things that is people here illegally, and they're rough and they're tough but they're not tough like our people."
7. Sean Spicer at Press Briefing
8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Sean Spicer, White House Press Secretary:
"The President was using that as an adjective. It's happening with precision."
Oxon Hill, Maryland 23 February 2017
9. SOUNDBITE: (English) Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President:
"Donald Trump is someone who is not fully understood for how compassionate and what a great boss he is to women. He has been promoting and elevating women in the Trump Corporation, in the Trump campaign, in the Trump Cabinet, certainly in the Trump White House. It's just a very natural affinity for him."
10. Graphic of the White House
11. Graphic of women appointed by Trump
Yangon, Myanmar - 19 November 2012
12. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton disembark Air Force One
Washington - 17 November 2008
13. President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice walk to the Oval Office
President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit sending criminal foreigners out of the country.
He's getting too much credit from one of the few women with a top White House job for elevating women in the administration. An AP Fact Check finds some exaggerated claims by Trump and counselor Kellyanne Conway.
TRUMP: "We're getting gang members out, we're getting drug lords out, we're getting really bad dudes out of this country, at a rate nobody has ever seen before. ... It's a military operation because what has been allowed to come into our country, when you see gang violence that you've read about like never before and all of the things, much of that is people who are here illegally. And they're rough and they're tough, but they're not tough like our people. So we're getting them out."
THE FACTS: Trump is broadly embellishing his brief track record on immigration and wrongly branding the deportation effort a military operation.
The number of people expelled from the country since Trump took office Jan. 20 has not been released. No available data supports his claim that immigrants in the country illegally are being expelled at a rate "nobody has ever seen before." Deportations were brisk when Barack Obama was president.
Conway at a conference of the Conservative Political Action Committee: "He has been promoting and elevating women in the Trump Corporation â€” in the Trump campaign, in the Trump Cabinet, certainly in the Trump White House. It's just a very natural affinity for him."
THE FACTS: No such elevation of women has taken place, when Trump's choices for the Cabinet and top White House aides are compared with those of other presidents in recent decades. Indeed, there's been backsliding.
Cabinet: Trump has nominated four women for Cabinet or Cabinet-level jobs. That's fewer than Democrats Barack Obama (seven) and Bill Clinton (six) had for their first Cabinets, and the same number as Republican George W. Bush chose out of the gate.