The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 01/27/2020

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 Hal Turner Radio Show: Have 23 million people been quarantined, 2.8 million infected, and 112,000 people killed from the coronavirus in China?

Lead Stories rating: Not True

Fake News: Coronavirus in China: Millions Quarantined, 2.8 Million NOT Infected; 112,000 NOT Dead

Claim by Donald Trump: Says his administration enacted the “largest tax cuts and reforms in history.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s new video listing presidential achievements

TRUMP on Gov. Ralph Northam, D-Va.: “The governor stated that he would execute a baby after birth.” — remarks at anti-abortion rally Friday.

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s fusillade of misfires on fateful week

Claim by Donald Trump: Claimed Ukraine “got all” of its U.S. security assistance “long before schedule.” rating: False

False Claim Ukraine Got Aid ‘Before Schedule’

Claim: An image shared on Facebook claims House Speaker Nancy Pelosi used $15,000 worth of pens to sign the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Check Your Fact rating: False


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Claim by Facebook post: Photo shows massacre those who insult Islam poster was seen at an anti-CAA rally

Claim by Social media users: Video of Ambedkar statue toppled by BJP MLA Karni Singh

Claim by Facebook page “Pushpendra Kulshrestha Fans Club” and other social media users: For the first time in 50 years, JNU will be celebrating January 26 as Republic Day, thanks to PM Narendra Modi.

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