The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 2/5/2019

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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 trumpbetrayed.us: Al Sharpton Files FOIA Request to Release Trump’s Tax Returns


Claim by post on Facebook: Says Hillary Clinton dressed up in blackface.

PolitiFact rating: Pants On Fire


Claim by Shelley Moore Capito: “Our economy is growing at its fastest pace in nearly four years. Unemployment is at an all-time low.”


Claim by West Virginia Democratic Party: “FACT: Unemployment rate has not decreased since @WVGovernor took office.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Mostly False


Claim by Facebook post: Says that Ronald Reagan said he felt like he “was the one shaking hands with the president” when he met Donald Trump.

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