The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 6/4/2019

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 Kevin McCarthy: Says U.S. Rep. Justin Amash “votes more with Nancy Pelosi than he ever does with me.”

Claim by Social Media users: An image of Obama watching PM Modi’s swearing-in ceremony is going viral on social media.

Claim by Bernie Sanders: “Let’s just say, hypothetically, you are self-employed, and you have — you’ve got a husband and two kids, okay? Family of four. You know how much that family is paying today for health care? $28,000 a year.”


Claim by Donald Trump: “I never called Meghan Markle ‘nasty.’ Made up by the Fake News Media, and they got caught cold! Will @CNN, @nytimes and others apologize? Doubt it!”

PolitiFact
 rating: He said the word


Claim by Viral Image: claimed that first son Eric Trump said, “The President should be able to choose Governors, Senators, and Congressmen, just like our Founders meant it to be. The only election should be for President.”

Check Your Fact rating: False

‘JUST LIKE OUR FOUNDERS MEANT IT TO BE’ – DID ERIC TRUMP SAY THE PRESIDENT SHOULD BE ABLE TO HAND PICK MEMBERS OF CONGRESS?


Left vs. Right Bias: How we rate the bias of media sources

NFN-Low Biased Factual News

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