The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 10/27/2019


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 “Ukraine Donated the Most Cash of Any Country to the Clinton Foundation.”

Claim by Viral image: “President Trump is asking everyone to forward this email… The TRUMP Rules: Congressional Reform Act of 2017.”

 rating: Pants on Fire

Claim by Viral image: Brooke Baldwin said, “Don’t hire veterans! They’re too damaged to be trusted with authority.”

Claim by Matt Gaetz: “Barack Obama put a permanent stop on this military aid to the Ukraine – he never allowed it to go.”

Claim by Bernie Sanders: Says Congress gave Wall Street “trillions of dollars of zero interest loans.”

 rating: Half True

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Claim by Multiple sources: This pictures show recovery efforts after Kenya ferry accident

Claim by Facebook page “Courageous India” and others: BJP candidate and former Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde broke down after losing to her cousin in the assembly election.

Claim by NDTV: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal has six children

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