The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 8/10/2019


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 Pete Buttigieg: “The Trump Administration cut funding allocated to the Department of Homeland Security to combat white nationalism.”

Claim by Viral image: Bernie Sanders wants “to make the cut off date for abortions up to 36 weeks” because he says “a baby at that point feels no pain and has no rights to life.”

 rating: False

Claim by Viral photo: A photo shows Ivanka Trump wearing a logo that looks like a swastika.
 rating: False

Claim by Donald Trump: Says U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley were “totally misrepresenting what took place inside of the hospital. Their news conference after I left for El Paso was a fraud. It bore no resemblance to what took place with those incredible people that I was so lucky t…

Claim by Viral Post: Claims Steve Harvey made a long statement calling President Donald Trump “the only guy who seems to understand what the people want.”

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