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 Sarah Sanders: “That [9/11] was one of the most horrific moments in American history and for [Rep. Ilhan Omar] to talk about it in such a dismissive way is frankly disgusting and abhorrent.”
FactCheck.org rating: We Provide the Context
Claim by John Torbett: Says all North Carolina teachers do not currently get a “duty free lunch break.”
Claim by Andrew Byrd: “The states that have passed (campus carry laws) have seen enrollment drop significantly.”
Claim by Viral image: A photo shows Muslims laughing in front of a burning Notre Dame.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
Claim by Dan Patrick: “Like every budget passed by the Senate since I have been lieutenant governor, Senate Bill 1 is within the spending limit set by the Texas Constitution.”