The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 6/14/2019

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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 Social media posts: “Never forget it was Biden who leaked the names of SEAL Team 6 family’s to Al Qaeda and cannot be trusted!”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Viral Image: Shows Chris Evans wearing a t-shirt presumably critical of Republican voters.

Claim by Donald Trump: “How bad was NAFTA — what they did to you with NAFTA? And that’s why, for 15 years, you’ve been going — that and other reasons. That’s why the farmer has been hurt so badly over a 15-year period.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Donald Trump: Speaking about Japan: “They haven’t bought our beef since the year 2000.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False


Claim by Donald Trump: “Pennsylvania has never done this well. We’ve got steel back, we brought coal back, we brought so many things back, and the state now is doing better than it’s ever done. … Miners are going back to work that never thought they’d see that job again.”

Washington Post
 rating: Three Pinocchios


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