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 Lindsey Graham: Says House Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry are “denying President Trump basic fairness and due process accorded every American.”
Claim by Donald Trump: “You know, we call it a safe zone. But it was anything but a safe zone. Turkey has lost thousands and thousands of people from that safe zone.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
Claim by Social media posts: “Pelosi, Kerry, & Romney all have children working for Ukrainian gas companies.”
FactCheck.org rating: No Evidence
Claim by Donald Trump: “I still ask the FBI: Where is the server? How come the FBI never got the server from the DNC? Where is the server? I want to see the server. Let’s see what’s on the server. So, the server, they say, is held by a company whose primary ownership individual is from Ukraine.”
Washington Post rating: Conspiracy theory
Claim by Instagram posts: Says there is a 4,250% increase in fetal death from the flu shot.
International Fact Checks
Claim by Arts Matter NI: Northern Ireland requires a 660% uplift in government expenditure to be equal to the European Union average of 2.2%
Claim: If you are registered to vote in two places you are allowed to vote in both places during local elections.
Claim by Social media users: Honda is giving away 300 Honda Activa 5G for free on Diwali
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