The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 4/02/2019


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 Facebook posts: Quotes Adolf Hitler as saying the best way to control a people is “to take a little of their freedom at a time.”

Claim by User: “President Trump’s wall costs less than the ObamaCare website.”

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

Claim by Unknown: No, That’s Not Lady Gaga Reciting Quran Verses in Viral Video

Claim by Rick Scott: “We are so close to getting funding to help FL and PR recover after devastating storms. But the Dems keep holding it up. They need to stop making disaster relief a partisan fight! Let’s get this done NOW!”

 rating: Dems propose aid too


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