The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 9/26/2019

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: “Europe and other nations (need to) contribute to Ukraine. Because they’re not doing it. Just the United States. We’re putting up the bulk of the money.”

Claim by Seven House Democrats: “Despite federal law requiring the disclosure of this complaint to Congress, the administration has blocked its release to Congress.”

Claim by Viral meme: “School Shooting Israel 1974. They Began Training Teachers With Guns. There Have Only Been Two School Shootings In 44 Years, And Both Shooters Were Killed By Teachers. Have We Learned Anything Yet, America?”
 rating: False

Claim by Social media posts: President Donald Trump’s adult children sat in seats at the U.N. that were reserved for the handicapped.
 rating: False

Claim by Donald Trump: 80% of the world’s population lives in countries where religious liberty is in significant danger or even completely outlawed.”

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Claim: A photo shows Jeremy Corbyn wearing an ‘I heart the IRA’ t-Shirt.

Full Fact
rating: False. The photo of Jeremy Corbyn has been edited.

Claim: The Nazis were socialists.

Full Fact
rating: False. While their name did include the word “socialist”, their policies and treatment of left-wing opponents show they were not socialists in any meaningful sense.

Claim by Social media: Nine banks to be closed by RBI, on order of Supreme Court

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