The Latest Fact Checks from IFCN Fact Checkers 1/12/2019

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 Multiple sources: President Donald Trump commented on IPOB and Biafra at the UN

Claim by Social media posts: Rep. Rashida Tlaib was “caught on film trying to attack someone who called her out.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Donald Trump: “When during the campaign, I would say ‘Mexico is going to pay for it.’ Obviously, I never said this, and I never meant they’re gonna write out a check.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: Misleading


Claim by Donald Trump: Says there’s “never (been) so many apprehensions ever in our history.”

Claim by Viral posts: In 2013, President Barack Obama “shut down the government to force Obamacare.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: Misleading


Claim by Internet rumor: “Senator Elizabeth Warren has been on Risperdal since first being prescribed the drug in 2011.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


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