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: Is U.S. Attorney General William Barr about to announce federal regulations banning Sharia Law in the United States?
Lead Stories rating: False
Claim by Elizabeth Warren: The Warren wealth tax would fall on “the top 1/10 of 1%.”
PolitiFact rating: Largely correct
Claim by TRUMP lawyer MIKE PURPURA: “The record that we have to go on today is based entirely on House Democratic facts pre-cleared in a basement bunker.”
AP Fact Check rating: False
Claim by Social media posts: A group of nine Senate Republicans has “joined Democrats on impeachment.”
FactCheck.org rating: Distorts the Facts
Claim by Pete Buttigieg: “Every time we have won, at least in the last 50 or 60 years, it’s been with a candidate who called the country to a higher vision of itself, who hadn’t been in Washington for too long, and who spoke for a new generation.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
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BOOM FACT Check rating: False
India Today rating: Mostly false
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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