The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 1/3/2019


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: “Mexico is paying for the Wall” through the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
 rating: Experts Say It Won’t

Claim by Bloggers: Says Hillary Clinton in 2013 said: “I would like to see people like Donald Trump run for office; They’re honest and can’t be bought.”

Claim by Bloggers: “October 2013, Obama shut down the government for 16 days to force Obamacare.”

Claim by Bloggers: Says that “18 children died while in custody of Border Patrol” during the Obama administration.

Claim by Multiple Sources: Democratic Florida State Representative Kimberly Daniels once said, “I thank God for slavery.” rating: Correct Attribution


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