The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/18/2019

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 Elizabeth Warren: “It’s time for a wealth tax in America. I have heard there are some billionaires who don’t support this plan… All we are saying is when you make it big, pitch in two cents so everyone else gets a chance to make it.”

Washington Post
 rating: Three Pinocchios

Claim by Facebook posts: Says “Russia donated 0$ to Donald Trump. Russia donated 145.000.000$ to the Clinton Foundation.”

Claim by Tucker Carlson: Says Marie Yovanovitch was “dishonest” when she claimed under oath that she never personally responded to an email from a Democratic staffer. But “in fact, it turns out that she did respond.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “In 2016, the Department of Labor predicted that Americans would continue dropping out of the workforce in record numbers.”
 rating: False

Claim by Facebook posts: Says a zip tie attached a car is a sex trafficking tactic to mark women as a target and abduct them.

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Claim by Multiple sources: Minister S.B. Dissanayake deploys thugs to kill UNP supporter

Claim by Facebook user Pradeep Sharma: Former US President Barack Obama works in a hotel now

Claim by Multiple sources: A convict is to be released after surviving lethal injection three times

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