The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 4/25/2019

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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 Pete Buttigieg: Says he has “more executive experience than the vice president.”


Claim by Viral meme: A meme claims Stephen Miller said: “The powers of the president will not be questioned.”

FactCheck.org rating: Distorts the Facts


Claim by Jared Kushner: “You look at what Russia did, you know, buying some Facebook ads to try to sow dissent and do it, it’s a terrible thing. But I think the investigations and all of the speculation that’s happened for the last two years has had a much harsher impact on our democracy than a couple …

FactCheck.org
 rating: Distorts the Facts


Claim by Jared Kushner: Russia’s interference in the 2016 election amounted to “a couple of Facebook ads.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Viral Meme: DID MICHAEL BLOOMBERG SAY TRUMP IS ‘KNOWN AMONG OTHER MILLIONAIRES AS A CON-ARTIST’?

Check Your Fact rating: False


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