The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 7/28/2019

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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 Beto O’Rourke: “We are incarcerating more children than any time … since we interned Japanese-Americans during World War II”

Claim by Viral image: Werner Herzog said, “Dear America: You are waking up, as Germany once did, to the awareness that 1/3 of your people would kill another 1/3, while 1/3 watches.”

PolitiFact
 rating: False


Claim by Priorities USA: “Trump wants to cut (Medicare) just to pay for tax breaks to billionaires.”

Claim by Turning Point USA: Robert Mueller “can’t provide evidence that his probe reached a conclusion.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: Distorts the Facts


Claim by Jerrold Nadler: Former special counsel Robert Mueller “told us in a remarkable exchange with [Democratic Rep. Ted] Lieu that but for the Department of Justice policy prohibiting [him] from doing so, he would have indicted President Trump.”

FactCheck.org
 rating:Distorts the Facts


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