The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 12/10/2019

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 Facebook posts: Warren Buffett asked people to forward a chain email about the “Congressional Reform Act of 2019.”

Claim by Arnold Schwarzenegger: “In Bakersfield, where there’s a lot of oil drilling going on, there’s more solar jobs now in Bakersfield and around that area than there are oil jobs.”

Claim by One America News: Says Adam Schiff is “under investigation for Ukrainian Burisma oil connections.”

Claim by Various websites: “Dems Vote To Enhance Med Care for Illegals Now, Vote Down Vets Waiting 10 Years for Same Service.”
 rating: Misleading

Claim: President Donald Trump claimed that he’s the only president since George Washington to donate his presidential salary.

Check Your Fact rating: False

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Claim by Multiple sources: Genuine police phone numbers for women travelling home alone in India

Claim by Dainik Purvoday: Rs.2000 note to be discontinued by RBI after December 31, 2019

Claim by Social media: Video of Hyderabad rape and murder victim receiving an award

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