The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 6/22/2019

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 Viral image: A meme claims that a photo of a massive crowd “is not Live Aid” but a “Trump rally in downtown Philly yesterday.”

Claim by Various websites: “Panel of 16 Judges Agrees: Barr Has Enough to Indict Clinton and Obama.”

Claim by Viral Quote: Claims that President George Washington once said, “Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.”

Claim by Joe Biden: “We have … almost half the people in the United States living in poverty.”

Claim by Viral Image: Claims that Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she is “struggling” to find a new job.

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