The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 11/25/2019

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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: “I’ve been tougher on Russia than any president in history.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “You have a whistleblower with a fake story, it is just as fake as (Adam) Schiff’s story.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Wrong


Claim by Donald Trump: Former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch is “an Obama person … I heard bad things.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “I don’t like to use the word ‘deep state’.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “(Adam Schiff) made up my phone call. He made it up. He made up a phone call, and then when I released it, everybody was embarrassed.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Wrong in two ways


Claim by Donald Trump: “This guy Sondland, hardly know him.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “I watched Joe Biden with the prosecutor, who a lot of people said was a great prosecutor, and they took him off and he was prosecuting that company.”

International Fact Checks

Claim by Multiple sources: Longwe Twala arrested for the murder of Senzo Meyiwa

Claim by Social media: Man electrocuted atop train at Secunderabad

Claim by Multiple sources: Multiple claims

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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