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: Did Michelle Obama slam First Lady Melania Trump, saying, “She’s a terrible role model for America’s women?”
Lead Stories rating: False
Claim: Trump on his July phone call with Zelenskiy: “The president of Ukraine said it was perfect.” — Davos news conference.
AP Fact Check rating: False
Claim by Jay Sekulow: “During the proceedings that took place before the Judiciary Committee, the president was denied the right to cross-examine witnesses, the president was denied the right to access evidence, and the president was denied the right to have counsel present at hearings.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
Claim by Bernie Sanders: Bernie Sanders said Joe Biden “fought for decades to cut Social Security.”
PolitiFact rating: Not full story
Claim by Facebook Post: alleges that Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar “threatened” to send shawarma to Republican members of Congress to “give them a taste of her culture.”
Check Your Fact rating: False
International Fact Checks
AFP Fact Check rating: Misleading
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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