The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 12/3/2019

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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 Michael Bloomberg: “No other city in America did what (New York) did. We reduced murders by 50%, reduced police shootings to historic lows, reduced the number of people incarcerated by nearly 40%.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “Breaking News: The President of Ukraine has just again announced that President Trump has done nothing wrong with respect to Ukraine and our interactions or calls.”

Claim by Social media posts: Facebook posts claim that a photo shows Rep. Adam Schiff sitting with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

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 rating: False


Claim by Viral Meme: An image shared on Facebook alleges that the Trump administration currently has no White House chief of staff, defense secretary, interior secretary or United Nations ambassador. The administration also lacks directors for the Secret Service, Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Check You Fact Rating: False

FACT CHECK: VIRAL MEME CLAIMS THE TRUMP ADMIN LACKS A DEFENSE SECRETARY, UN AMBASSADOR AND OTHER HIGH-LEVEL OFFICIALS


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Claim by Multiple sources: Coin-only currency introduced in the Philippines

Claim by Multiple sources: Illegally enter Australia and get a job, $70,000 and welfare

Claim by ADITI JOSHI: Did Congress Leader Raise ‘Priyanka Chopra Zindabad’ Slogan At Delhi Rally?

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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