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 Ron DeSantis: “This particular pandemic is one where I don’t think nationwide, there’s been a single fatality under 25.”
Politifact rating: Pants on Fire
|Claim: Users on social media are sharing posts claiming that President Donald Trump has donated his quarterly salary to combat the spread of the new coronavirus while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked for a salary raise ( here , here ).
AP Fact Check claim: False
|Claim by Donald Trump: “Judicial Watch settled where they agreed that a million people should not have voted, where they were 115 years old and lots of things, and people were voting in their place.”
Factcheck.org rating: False
|Claim by Trump: “Mail ballots — they cheat. OK? People cheat. Mail ballots are a very dangerous thing for this country because they’re cheaters. They go and collect them. They’re fraudulent in many cases.” — briefing Tuesday.
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim via Instagram: Says “Bill Gates and other globalists, in collaboration with pharmaceutical companies, are reportedly working to push tracking bracelets and ‘invisible tattoos’ to monitor Americans during an impending lockdown.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False
|(International) Claim: A new law to speed up the installation of 5G technology was quietly passed on March 23.
Full Fact (UK) rating: FalseThe 5G And Beyond Act is not a British law
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