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 A tweet: Says Beto O’Rourke “gave the remaining $4.5+ mill from his Senate race to (the Texas Democratic Party) a few months ago, & the Party sent the money back to him on the day of his announcement.”
PolitiFact rating: Pants On Fire
Claim by Julian Castro: Says President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget “slashes investments in health care to pay for tax cuts to billionaires.”
PolitiFact rating: Half True
Claim by Donald Trump: “A Suffolk/USA Today Poll, just out, states, ‘50% of Americans AGREE that Robert Mueller’s investigation is a Witch Hunt.’”
FactCheck.org rating: Some Experts Question Results
Claim by Donald Trump: Said “I don’t really” see white nationalism as a rising threat around the world.
FactCheck.org rating: Experts Disagree
Claim by BrexitCentral: All EU members have to adopt the Euro after 2020.
Full Fact rating:
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