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 Bernie Sanders: “The wealthiest three families now own more wealth than the bottom half of the country.”
Claim by Big League Politics: “Texas medical professional: Migrants quarantined with UNKNOWN disease.”
Claim by Eric Swalwell: Claims he was the only candidate on the Democratic debate stage “who has voted and passed background checks” for firearms purchases.
Check Your Fact rating: False
Claim by John Delaney: “If you go to every hospital in this country and you ask them one question, which is, ‘How would it have been for you last year if every one of your bills were paid at the Medicare rate?’ Every single hospital administrator said they would close. And the Medicare-for-all bill re…
Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios
Claim by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: A $4.6 billion border bill that she opposed “wasn’t humanitarian at all.”
FactCheck.org rating: Spins the Facts
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