The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 2/22/2019

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 AFP Fact Check: Photo of truck convoy to Ontario

Claim by Shelley Moore Capito: “Thanks to successful federal, state, and local efforts, preliminary statistics show opioid overdose deaths are down 8.5% in West Virginia.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “I don’t know if you noticed, but deficits seem to be coming down.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Viral posts: “Flint Michigan needs $167 million to fix their [sic] water problem. Why isn’t this a national emergency?”

FactCheck.org
 rating: Flint Received $167 Million


Claim by Viral meme: “Seniors on Social Security have to pay for Medicare and a Supplemental Ins. And the illegals get it all for free.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


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