The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/15/2019

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 Donald Trump: Border facilities “are much better than they were under President Obama by far.”

Claim by Facebook posts: “Did you know? Dentists are the only physicians that believe you can get away with leaving dead tissue in the body. One root canal tooth can shut down 63% of your immune system.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “So once I released that call … all of a sudden, the whistleblower’s report was incorrect. And the whistleblower seems to have disappeared. And I also wonder what happened to the second whistleblower. And what happened to the informant. They all disappeared once I released the… rating: False

Claim by William Taylor: “The Russians are violating all of the rules, treaties, understandings that they committed to that actually kept the peace in Europe for nearly 70 years.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “.@RepRatcliffe asked the two ‘star’ witnesses, ‘where is the impeachable event in that call?’ Both stared straight ahead with a blank look on their face, remained silent, & were unable to answer the question.”
 rating: False

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Claim by Suhaib Saqib: Kashmiri Muslim man brutally tortured by RSS workers

Claim by Multiple sources: Photo of the knife used to attack Hong Kong politician Junius Ho

Claim by WhatsApp: PM Narendra Modi writes a congratulatory letter to the Chief Justice after Ayodhya verdict

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