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: Says troops recently received “one of the biggest pay raises” ever, and that it was the first pay increase in “more than 10 years.”
PolitiFact rating: Pants On Fire
Claim: Eighteen undocumented immigrant children died in the custody of U.S. Border Patrol during the Obama administration.
Snopes.com rating: Mostly False
Claim by Multiple Sources: Vice President Mike Pence will resign on 1 January 2019 at the request of President Trump.
Snopes.com rating: False
Claim by Sarah Sanders: Said of the National Climate Assessment: “And you have to look at the fact that this report is based on the most extreme modeled scenario.”