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


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 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.”
 rating: False

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


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