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

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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 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.”

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 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?”

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 rating: False


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

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 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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