The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 7/20/2019


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 Facebook posts: Quotes Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez as saying private truck drivers are “destroying America” and should be “government regulated and drivers should be on full-time camera until we can figure out how to automate our shipping and do away with them altogether.”

Claim by Donald Trump: Says that when his supporters chanted “send her back” about Ilhan Omar, he stopped it.

 rating: False

Claim by Tulsi Gabbard: At the same time President Trump talks about supporting veterans, “he is deporting service members who have volunteered to serve this country.”

Claim by Viral image: After the Charlottesville, Virginia, attack, Republicans passed “laws making it legal to run over protesters with your car.”

Claim by Facebook posts: Says President Donald Trump is one of “only three people that won the Ellis Island Award for their work within the black community.”

 rating: False


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