The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 12/13/2018

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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 Donald Trump: “One thing that I do have to say is tremendous amounts of wall have already been built.”

Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios

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Claim by Various websites: “9th Circuit Judge Who Struck Down Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban Busted In Sleazy Scandal”

FactCheck.org rating: Distorts The Facts


Claim by Christine Lagarde: “In the United States, if there was equal participation of women in the labor market, GDP would be up by 5 percent.”

PolitiFact rating: Half True


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