The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers for 12/5/2018


The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim by Various websites: “Trump Warns Flu Shots Are The Greatest ‘Scam’ In Medical History.” rating: Distorts The Facts

Claim by Bloggers: Says the White House nativity scene was removed by the Obamas and “is back in the White House thanks to First Lady Melania Trump.”

Claim by Puppet String News: Says “2,267 caravan invaders have tuberculosis, HIV, chickenpox and other health issues”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Claim by Terry McAuliffe, D: During his governorship: “Every single city and county in Virginia, their unemployment dropped, and in most of the rural communities, it dropped more than 50 percent.”

Claim by North Carolina Republican Party: “There aren’t enough ballots in question to change the outcome” of the Harris vs. McCready race in NC Congressional District 9.”


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