The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 12/8/2018


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 Donald Trump: Special counsel Robert Mueller has “big time conflicts of interest.” rating: Legal Experts Disagree

Claim by Donald Trump: “And bye the way, wasn’t the woman in charge of prosecuting Jerome Corsi (who I do not know) in charge of “legal” at the corrupt Clinton Foundation?” rating: No, She Wasn’t.

Claim by Donald Trump: Mueller’s legal team of “17 Angry Democrats” made “substantial & many contributions” to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign.

Claim by Bloggers: Says Hillary Clinton sold 20 percent of America’s uranium to Russia and then “the Russian government gave $145 million to the Clinton Foundation.” Former FBI Director and special counsel Robert Mueller “delivered it.”

 rating: Mostly False

Claim by Roman Prezioso: “Fifty percent of our (West Virginia) budget was for lower education.”


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