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Trump and Clinton Probably Want You to Ignore This Fact-Checker

Political fact-checking site PolitiFact released its midyear report for the 2016 election, and it wasn't kind to Donald Trump.

For instance, PolitiFact found that about 60 percent of Trump's claims were rated as either false or "Pants on Fire" — the lowest rating the site gives.

For example, here's a "Pants on Fire" statement from Trump:

"This is Hillary Clinton's agenda, too, to release the violent criminals from jail. She wants them all released," he told the NRA.

Stars who support Donald Trump:

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Willie Robertson (of "Duck Dynasty")

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Dennis Rodman

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Wayne Newton

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Rosanne Barr

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Gary Busey

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Mike Tyson

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Teresa Giudice (of "Real Housewives of New Jersey")

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Jon Voight

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Stephen Baldwin

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Kid Rock

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Tila Tequila

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Stacey Dash

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Kendra Wilkinson

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Azealia Banks

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Sarah Palin

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Thirty of Trump's statements were rated as "Pants on Fire," more than the other 21 candidates PolitiFact checked this election season combined.

"[Ted Cruz's] father was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald being, you know, shot," Trump said in a phone interview with Fox News.

The report's not just about Trump, though.

SEE MORE: Newsy's Check 2016 brings interactive fact-checking and context to the race for the White House.

Hillary Clinton also had issues with factual accuracy — though not as bad as Trump — with about 13 percent of her claims rated as either false or "Pants on Fire."

"I'm the only candidate in the Democratic primary, or actually on either side, who Wall Street financiers and hedge fund managers are actually running ads against," Clinton told NBC's Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press."

How do they stack up when it comes to the "True" side of PolitiFact's scale? Still not great for Trump. Sixteen of Clinton's claims were rated as true, while only four of Trump's were. The only place they seem to match up is with half-truths. Both were in the low 20s.

There's one candidate who's never had any claims rated as "Pants on Fire" — Bernie Sanders. That said, eight of his claims have been rated false since he announced his candidacy.

And it's important to note: PolitiFact acknowledges it can't fact-check every claim.

This video includes images from Getty Images and clips from Bernie 2016, Donald J. Trump for President Inc., Hillary for America, Fox News, CNN, NBC and ABC.

Donald Trump on the campaign trail:

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump makes a point as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump acknowledges supporters next to his wife, Melania, before formally announcing his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump arrives by escalator inside at Trump Tower to announce his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16: Business mogul Donald Trump gives a speech as he announces his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at Trump Tower on June 16, 2015 in New York City. Trump is the 12th Republican who has announced running for the White House. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Ivanka Trump, daughter of real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump, introduces her father prior to his formally announcing his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Trump supporters wait for U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump to formally announce his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Trump supporters wait for U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump to formally announce his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump gestures as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump gives a thumbs up while he poses with his family after formally announcing his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. The Trump family from L; Eric Trump and his wife Lara, Donald Trump, son Barron, Melania Trump, Vanessa Haydon and her husband Donald Trump Jr., children Kia Trump and Donald Trump III, Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner and Tiffany Trump. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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