The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 3/30/2019

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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: “I support the Great Lakes. Always have … And I’m going to get … full funding of $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which you’ve been trying to get for over 30 years.”

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 rating: False


Claim by Viral image: A meme claims that, “after his election,” President Trump “immediately dropped our sanctions against Russia.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by John Bucy III: “Right now, 1 in 4 Texas women of reproductive age are uninsured, totaling 1.5 million Texas women.”

Claim by Kirsten Gillibrand: For Cabinet posts, “I have the best voting record against Trump nominees of anyone else running for president”

Claim by Viral meme: Meme claims Sen. Elizabeth Warren said: “If women need to be raped by Muslims to prove our tolerance, so be it.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


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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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