The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 3/1/2019

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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 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.

FactCheck.org rating: False


Claim by Social media posts: Viral posts claim Sen. Kamala Harris is Jussie Smollett’s aunt.

FactCheck.org rating: False


Claim by Donald Trump: “The Democrat(ic) position on abortion is now so extreme that they don’t mind executing babies AFTER birth.”


Claim by Multiple Sources: California Senate Bill 145 would shield pedophiles who rape children from having to register as sex offenders.


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About Media Bias Fact Check (2574 Articles)
MBFC News was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave studied Communications in college and over the years has focused on personal research in media bias and the role of media in politics. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence based reporting.

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