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20 fact checks from the first presidential debate

NBC News and our friends at PolitiFact fact checked the first presidential debate. Here's what we found. Trump said it's "wrong" that he supported the invasion of Iraq. It's not. Trump said he told Howard Stern "very lightly, I don't know, maybe, who knows?" about the war in Iraq. Trump actually said "I guess so, yeah." Trump said Clinton and her campaign started the "birther" movement.
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