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 Donald Trump: “Now, China is paying us, right now, billions and billions of dollars of tariffs a month. Every month, billions of dollars. I love it.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
Claim by Viral meme: “Student loan interest, medical expenses, property taxes” aren’t tax deductible this year.
Claim by Social media posts: Viral posts claim Sen. Kamala Harris is Jussie Smollett’s aunt.
Claim by Donald Trump: “The Democrat(ic) position on abortion is now so extreme that they don’t mind executing babies AFTER birth.”
PolitiFact rating: False
Claim by Multiple Sources: California Senate Bill 145 would shield pedophiles who rape children from having to register as sex offenders.