The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 5/23/2019

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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 Kirsten Gillibrand: “I actually in 2005 ran on Medicare for all.”

Claim by Viral image: A photo shows a Trump rally in Pennsylvania, not the Woodstock music festival.

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Viral image: “Not one Democrat showed up to listen to border officials about the dangerous situation at our border. Not one!!! NOT ONE!”


Claim by Donald Trump: “[Then-Vice President] Biden, he calls [Ukraine] and says, ‘Don’t you dare prosecute, if you don’t fire this prosecutor’ — the prosecutor was after his son.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: Distorts the Facts


Claim by Scott Neitzel: The state contributed $80 million for the new Bucks arena, but new income tax revenue from basketball events alone “is estimated to be probably over $600 million over the life of the lease.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Mostly True


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