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

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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 Chuck Schumer: Denied that he caused the government shutdown the last time. rating: False

Claim by Nancy Pelosi: “People are losing their jobs” rating: Misleading

Claim by Donald Trump: “A lot of the wall is built. It’s been very effective. … El Paso, illegal traffic dropped 72 percent, then ultimately 95 percent, once the wall was up.” rating: Distorts The Facts

Claim by Donald Trump: “We caught 10 terrorists over the last very short period of time. Ten.” rating: Unsupported

Claim by Donald Trump: “People with tremendous medical difficulty and medical problems are pouring in, and in many — in many cases, it’s contagious.” rating: No Evidence

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