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 Donald Trump: “Under three years of my administration, net farm income has already gone up nearly 50%.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True
Farm income is up, but federal aid accounts for much of the increase
|Claim via Social Media: Did the CDC issue guidelines ordering schools to make children over the age of 2 wear masks, forbidding children from sharing toys and requiring physical barriers in bathrooms — all for schools to reopen amid the COVID-19 outbreak?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: The CDC Does NOT Order Children To Wear Masks In Guidelines For Opening Schools Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
|Claim by Social media posts: H.R. 6666 “will give the government the power to forcibly remove your family members from your home and quarantine them[.] That includes your children.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim by Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA: Pelosi’s new stimulus bill would eliminate the requirement of voter registration IDs
USA Today Fact Check rating: True
Fact check: HEROES Act would eliminate state requirements for voter IDs in federal elections
|CLAIM: California Gov. Gavin Newsom has been defying his own stay-at-home order and fleeing to Montana.
AP Fact Check rating: False
|(International: Italy) Claim: Video shows Italian child shouting for his mother who died because of COVID-19
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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