The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 4/12/2019


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 Kamala Harris: Sen. Kamala Harris says her LIFT plan would be “the most significant middle-class tax cut in generations.”

Claim by Viral meme: A meme quotes Rep. Ilhan Omar as saying, “I should not be expected to pledge allegiance to any country … including America.”
 rating: False

Claim by Kellyanne Conway: “We have growth over 4 percent.”
 rating: False

Claim by Harry Brown: “North Carolina last year was second in the nation in overdose deaths.”

Claim by Viral meme: “…We have the money to ‘relocate’ and ‘resettle’ an undetermined number of ‘refugees’ … But not enough to supply our seniors with a cost of living increase?”
 rating: False


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