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 William Barr: If special counsel Robert Mueller had found facts sufficient to constitute obstruction of justice, “I think he would state it” in his report.
FactCheck.org rating: Not What Mueller Said
Claim by Viral image: Nancy Pelosi said, “Just because someone is here illegally doesn’t mean they broke any of our laws.”
Claim by Justin Amash: “In fact, ‘high Crimes and Misdemeanors’ is not defined in the Constitution and does not require corresponding statutory charges. The context implies conduct that violates the public trust—and that view is echoed by the Framers of the Constitution and early American scholars.”
Claim by Multiple sources: Facebook donating $1 for each share
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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