The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 1/10/2019

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: California’s deadly wildfires “would never happen” with “proper Forest Management.”

Claim by Bloggers: “Since 2001, 63,000 of us were murdered by illegal aliens.” ​

Claim by Viral image: “2,000 illegal aliens were arrested by ICE in 2017 for murders committed here in the United States!”

Claim by Donald Trump: Says Sen. Charles Schumer “repeatedly supported a physical barrier in the past along with many other Democrats. They changed their mind only after I was elected president.”

 rating: Mostly False

Claim by Donald Trump: “At the request of Democrats, it will be a steel barrier rather than a concrete wall.”


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