The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 8/09/2019


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: Asked what his administration would be doing about “the gun problem,” said, “We have done much more than most administrations. … We’ve done, actually, a lot.”

Claim by Joe Biden: President Trump “asserted that immigrants would, quote, ‘carve you up with a knife.'”
 rating: False

Claim by Nicolle Wallace: Says President Donald Trump is “talking about exterminating Latinos.”

Claim by Bernie Sanders: “There are more assault rifles, as I understand it, in the hands of private citizens than in the hands of the United States military. We’re talking about 5 to 10 million assault weapons in the hands of private citizens.”

Claim by Multiple sources: List showing Nigerian politicians banned from entering the US

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