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 Priorities USA: Says President Donald Trump is trying to make $451 billion in Medicare cuts “in the middle of a deadly pandemic.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False
|Claim via Social Media: A viral Facebook post shared more than 19,000 times claims Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine authorized the release of 4,300 inmates on May 15.
Check Your Fact rating: False
|Claim by Facebook posts: “This is what Bill Gates and George Soros want to do… secretly stick you with a chip while testing you for the coronavirus… the Dems have a bill on the House floor ready to vote on it to require this.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|The claim: A bill would allow the government to send social services into homes and place kids in foster care if there is not enough space to quarantine
USA Today Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Theresa Greenfield: “I’ve taken a pledge not to take one dime of corporate PAC donations.”
Politifact rating: Mostly True
|(International: Kenya) Claim: By Ukur Yatani, Kenya’s finance minister “Revenue has been under-performing for the last 10 years.”
Africa Check rating: Correct
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.
Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political
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