The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 7/17/2019

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 Donald Trump: “Food Stamp participation hits 10 year low.”

Claim by Viral Image: Claims that every congressional Democrat voted against a 2.8 percent cost-of-living increase for Social Security.

Claim by Donald Trump: Claims Rep. Ilhan Omar talked about “how great al Qaeda is,” and said, “When I think of al Qaeda, I can hold my chest out.”
 rating: False

Claim by Viral meme: A meme claims Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said: “Private truck drivers are destroying America.”
 rating: False

Claim by Facebook pages and Twitter handles: US president panics as someone from crowd chants Allah Hu Akbar


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