The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 12/19/2018

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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: “Wow, 19,000 Texts between Lisa Page and her lover, Peter S of the FBI, in charge of the Russia Hoax, were just reported as being wiped clean and gone.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Viral image: A meme claims the Justice Department “dropped” the campaign finance charges against former Democratic Sen. John Edwards.

FactCheck.org rating: Distorts The Facts


Claim by Bloggers: Quotes incoming U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as saying “under capitalism, man oppresses man. Under socialism, it’s the other way around.”

Claim by Dan Blue: “Public trust in our election system is at an all-time low.”

Claim by Alberta Darling: “Democrats flip flop on pre-existing conditions.”


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MBFC News was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave studied Communications in college and over the years has focused on personal research in media bias and the role of media in politics. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence based reporting.

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