The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 5/16/2019

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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 Natasha Marcus: Says there’s “no wait list” for private school vouchers


Claim by Social media post: A social post implies former President Barack Obama didn’t release his tax returns.

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Claim by Donald Trump: “We’re going to have over 400 miles of wall built, much of it is already started, by the end of next year, and we’ll conclude it pretty shortly thereafter.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “There is no reason for the U.S. Consumer to pay the Tariffs, which take effect on China today. This has been proven recently when only 4 points were paid by the U.S., 21 points by China because China subsidizes product to such a large degree.”

Claim by Kamala Harris: “It doesn’t get rid of all insurance.”


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