The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 2/16/2019


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 Neon Nettle: “Pelosi’s Brother-in-Law Received $737m Taxpayer Money for Failed ‘Green’ Project”

Claim by Donald Trump: The Green New Deal would “permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas & the Military.”
 rating: False

Claim by Donald Trump: “Violent crime is now going down for the first time in a long while.”

Claim: Donald Trump, Jr. referred to teachers as “losers” at a campaign event.

Claim by multiple sources: Shine to Prophet Mohammad in a forest mountain cave

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