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 the NRA: Joe Biden praised a Bloomberg-funded gun control group for referring to the TENS OF THOUSANDS of PEACEFUL, LAW-ABIDING gun owners in Richmond as “white supremacists.”
Lead Stories rating: False
Claim by Amy Klobuchar: “I have won Michele Bachmann’s district every single time.”
PolitiFact rating: True
Claim by Pat Cipollone: “The proceedings took place in a basement of the House of Representatives. … Not even [House intelligence committee chairman Adam] Schiff’s Republican colleagues were allowed into the SCIF.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
Claim by Viral image: Joe Biden talked about eating wooden corn dog sticks.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
Claim: Did Democrats vote out adding the Pledge of Allegiance at an elections board meeting and refuse to stand for the flag?
Lead Stories rating: True
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AAP FactCheck – Australian Associated Press rating: False
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