The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 1/11/2019

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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: “When I say Mexico is going to pay for the wall, that’s what I said. Mexico is going to pay. I didn’t say they’re going to write me a check for $20 billion or $10 billion.”


Claim by Mick Mulvaney: The U.S. “would actually be on a glide path to balancing the budget” had Congress enacted Trump’s 2018 plan.

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 rating: Distorts The Facts


Claim: A video shows a group of immigrants rioting in Italy.


Claim: A marijuana bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives during the 116th Congress is numbered H.R. 420 — a reference to marijuana culture.

Claim: Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib tweeted that “Americans have spent decades raping and pillaging my people.”


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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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