The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/14/2019


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 of “Obama’s White House staff” shows the alleged Ukraine whistleblower.

Claim by Social media posts: Posts accuse President Donald Trump of “stealing $2.8 million in charity from veterans.”
 rating: False

Claim by Facebook posts: Photos show the whistleblower with Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton.

Claim by Committee to Defend the President: Says Obama said black people have the “worst jobs, the worst housing” and face rampant police brutality, “but when so-called black committeemen came around election time we’d all line up and vote the straight Democratic ticket, sell our souls for a Christmas turkey.”

Claim by Rand Paul: “They’re accusing President Trump of the same thing Joe Biden did, threatening the aid.”

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Claim by The Standard: Since 2015, he [James Macharia] has been allocated on average 47% of the national development budget.

Africa Check
 rating: Incorrect

Claim by Multiple sources: The photo shows Indian politician Manoj Tiwari lighting fireworks in Delhi during smog crisis.

Claim by Multiple sources: Indian and Pakistani soldiers dancing together to celebrate the arrival of Sikh religious pilgrims in Pakistan in October 2019

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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