The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/07/2019

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 Viral image: A photo shows Hillary Clinton shaking hands with Osama bin Laden.

 rating: Pants on Fire

Claim by Elizabeth Warren: “I’m proud that it’s the first health-care plan by anyone in this presidential primary that lays out the full cost and how to pay for it.”

Washington Post
 rating: Not the Whole Story

Claim by Viral Image: Claims that Republican Reps. Will Hurd, Brian Fitzpatrick, Fred Upton and Susan Brooks voted to impeach Donald Trump

Claim by Viral image: “These are real ads running in New York City calling for the removal of ‘trash’ which includes white people, Trump supporters, and Christians.”

 rating: False

Claim by Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee: Says Thom Tillis voted to support Trump’s emergency declaration to fund the border wall even though it would “raid $80 million from North Carolina.”

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Claim: The Guardian said “Lib Dems winning and on the up after by-election victory” in August 2019.

Claim by Facebook page ‘Global Hindus’ and others: Statue of Unity has attracted higher number of tourists and earned thrice Taj Mahal’s average annual turnover.

Claim by Facebook users: Funeral photo of the richest man in Kuwait, Nassi Al Kharki, and his wealth.

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