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)
FactCheck.org rating: Distorts The Facts
Claim by Donald Trump: “Violent crime is now going down for the first time in a long while.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
Claim by Jerrold Nadler: “In 2011, for example, the United Kingdom had 146 deaths due to gun violence; Denmark, 71; Portugal, 142; and Japan, 30. But last year, in the United States, almost 40,000.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
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