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 Jeff Merkley: The president is “sitting on over $1 billion, 94 percent of what we sent him last year for border security he hasn’t bothered to spend.”
FactCheck.org rating: Misleading
Claim by Danielle Ryan: “In reality, Russia is as safe for American tourists (or any other tourists, for that matter) as any other European country is — and the fact that a former official who really should know better is perpetuating the myth of deep, dark, dangerous Russia is utterly ridiculous.”
POLYGRAPH.info rating: Misleading
Claim by Social media posts: “ALL the Democrats voted AGAINST the 2.8% Social Security cost of living increase”
FactCheck.org rating: False
Claim by Donald Trump: “Mexico is paying for the Wall through the new USMCA Trade Deal.”
Claim by Multiple Sources: A Chinese lunar rover found no evidence of American moon landings.
Claim: New Yorkers can select a gender-neutral option on their birth certificates.