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 Viral Image: Says a photo of Trump smiling with staff at a hospital in Dayton, Ohio, was staged and the nurses were paid actors.
PolitiFact rating: False
Claim by Viral image: A man arrested by Lubbock, Texas, police for a gun threat said “his accomplices will be going to different Wal-Mart stores and shooting.”
Claim by Donald Trump: Says Pennsylvania chemical plant and Louisiana liquified natural gas plant “could never have happened” without his administration.
Claim by Sources: Psychiatric drugs cause mass shootings
PolitiFact rating: Science Doesn’t Support Claim