The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 01/10/2020

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 Bernie Sanders: “In 2018, Biden lauded Paul Ryan for proposing cuts to Social Security and Medicare.”

Claim by Donald Trump: “The very defective (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) expires shortly anyway and gives Iran a clear and quick path to nuclear breakout.”

Claim by Social media posts: Posts show video clips that begin with Hillary Clinton saying, “If I’m the president, we will attack Iran.”
 rating: Out of Context

Claim by Viral image: Bill Clinton “gave nukes to North Korea,” Barack Obama “gave nukes to Iran,” and Hillary Clinton “gave uranium to Russia.”

Claim by Donald Trump: Iran was “given $150 billion, not to mention $1.8 billion in cash.”

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Claim by Multiple sources: Photo of meat with “bubbles” of “TB”

Claim by Swarajya Magazine: Deepika Padukone’s ‘Chhapaak’ portrays acid attack convict as a Hindu named Rajesh

Claim by Multiple sources: These photos show a Hong Kong police officer pushing an elderly man down the stairs

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