The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/08/2019

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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: Says “Stacey Abrams wants to give illegal aliens the right to vote.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “Even if you listen to the very good conversation that I had — a very, very good, no-pressure, congenial conversation with the new president of Ukraine — he had some things that were not flattering to say about her [former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch]. And that came out of…

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.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “We have numbers that just came out where not including taxes, the median household income for the average American has increased $5,000 in a very short time since I’ve been president.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: Shaky Estimate


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.”

PolitiFact
 rating: False


International Fact Checks

Claim by Person: Former Islamic State leader Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi was once imprisoned by the United States — until United States President Barack Obama released him in 2009.

Claim by YouTube channel PINOY RANDOM TV: “PWEDE NG KUMUHA NG NATIONAL ID (The National ID can now be obtained).”

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.

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