The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 3/12/2019


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 Various websites: “Henry Winkler Dead at 77 – A Huge Trump Supporter and Lifelong Gun Lover.”
 rating: False

Claim by Elizabeth Warren: “Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort, commits bank and tax fraud and gets 47 months. A homeless man, Fate Winslow, helped sell $20 of pot and got life in prison.”

Claim by Facebook posts: Says President Theodore Roosevelt said “To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.”

Claim: Joe Biden once said that, “When it comes to civil rights and civil liberties, I’m a liberal but that’s it. I’m really quite conservative on most other issues.”

Claim by Kirsten Gillibrand: “Almost every day another 9/11 survivor or responder dies from a 9/11-related cancer.”

 rating: Mostly False


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