The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 5/10/2019


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 Donald Trump: “There was nobody that was in the history of our country more transparent than me. I said give them every document, give them every person. … I gave them White House counsel, I gave them other lawyers – anybody you want you can talk to.”
 rating: He Refused to Talk

Claim by Donald Trump: Democrats “don’t want money” to go to the Florida Panhandle for Hurricane Michael aid

 rating: Mostly False

Claim by Donald Trump: “We got rid of the Johnson Amendment.”

Claim by Dan Bishop: Says he “cast the deciding vote” to override a vetoed ‘born alive’ bill

Claim by viral meme: An image shared on Facebook claimed that former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said that “once the herd accepts mandatory forcible vaccinations, it’s game over!”

Check your Fact rating: False



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