The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 7/15/2019

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 Joe Biden: The 1994 crime law “worked in some areas. But it failed in others. … The violent crime rate was cut in half in America.”
 rating: Spins the Facts

Claim by Viral meme: “If Barack Obama was able to remove the Citizenship Question from the Census in 2010 without Supreme Court approval Why does President Trump need their approval to put it back on?”
 rating: False

Claim by Kirsten Gillibrand: “Trump promised manufacturing jobs would stay, but they’re not.”
 rating: Misleading

Claim by Viral Image: Supposedly shows California Sen. Kamala Harris posing for a photo with her parents.

Claim by viral image: Claims Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to repeal Daylight Saving Time


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