The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 4/03/2019

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)

Video Claim: New Zealand children learning about Islam after Christchurch mosque shootings

Claim by Donald Trump: “Puerto Rico got 91 Billion Dollars for the hurricane, more money than has ever been gotten for a hurricane before.”
 rating: False

Claim by Mick Mulvaney: “Every single plan that Republicans in the House voted on in the previous Congress covered preexisting conditions. Every single plan considered by the Senate covers preexisting conditions.”
 rating: ACA Has Broader Coverage

Claim by Viral image: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said, “We need to repeal Daylight Savings Time as a primary measure to decrease the rate of climate change. Less hours of sun shine equal less heat hitting Earth’s surface.”

Claim by Viral image: “When Winston Churchill was asked to cut arts funding in favour of the war effort, he simply replied, ‘then what are we fighting for?’ “


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