The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 12/28/2018


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: Says troops recently received “one of the biggest pay raises” ever, and that it was the first pay increase in “more than 10 years.”

Claim: Eighteen undocumented immigrant children died in the custody of U.S. Border Patrol during the Obama administration.

Claim by Multiple Sources: Vice President Mike Pence will resign on 1 January 2019 at the request of President Trump.

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.” rating: False


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