The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 1/8/2019


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 Republican National Committee: “This is immoral: Instead of addressing the border crisis here at home, the Pelosi plan would spend $54 billion taxpayer money on foreign countries.”
 rating: Misleading

Claim by North Carolina Democratic Party: Legislators are “ramming through a provision that’ll make investigations like #NC09 less transparent.”

Claim by Bloggers: A woman died mysteriously after reporting on Robert Mueller destroying text messages.

Claim by Andrew Cuomo: New York has passed “the best paid family leave” program in the United States of America.

Claim by Kirstjen Nielsen: “CBP has stopped over 3,000, what we call, special-interest aliens trying to come into the country on the southern border. Those are aliens who the intel community has identified are of concern.


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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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