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 Democratic National Committee: Says Donald Trump is breaking a campaign pledge to bring manufacturing jobs back to Wisconsin and Pennsylvania since the two states “have lost the most manufacturing jobs in the past year.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
Claim by Donald Trump: “When I came in, we had no ammunition two and a half years ago.”
Washington Post rating: Three Pinocchios
Claim by Mick Mulvaney: Says Donald Trump “will not be profiting” from the G-7 summit meeting to be held at Trump’s Doral resort.
Claim by Social media posts: A bill signed by former President Barack Obama allows “the media” to get “away with lying.”
Claim by cotheories: “In 2018, over 1,100 people died from reactions to the [flu] shot, and some children that received the shot were diagnosed with polio.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
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Claim: The government’s own research says that Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals would lead to a 6.7% drop in GDP.
Full Fact rating: Mostly False.
Claim by SOCIAL MEDIA POST: During any medical emergency, flat tyre or in the need of fuel, you can call the phone number given on the other side of the toll receipt on national highways for assistance
FACTLY rating: Misleading
Claim by Social Media: India’s debt to the world bank has been paid in full by PM Modi
Alt News rating: False