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: “My Admin has done more for the Black Community than any President since Abraham Lincoln. Passed Opportunity Zones with @SenatorTimScott, guaranteed funding for HBCU’s, School Choice, passed Criminal Justice Reform, lowest Black unemployment, poverty, and crime rates in history….
Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios
Analysis | Trump’s claim that he’s done more for black Americans than any president since Lincoln
|Claim by The European Union Times: Did Russia expose COVID-19 with scientific data as a hoax and say it is a fake pandemic?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: Russia Did NOT Expose COVID-19 With Scientific Data As A Hoax, Did NOT Say It’s A Fake Pandemic
|Claim by Larry Elder: “Last year, there were nine unarmed black people killed (by law enforcement). Nineteen unarmed white people.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
Larry Elder mislabels statistics on fatal shootings by police
|Claim by President Trump: President Donald Trump claimed on Twitter that Democratic Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser “wouldn’t let the D.C. Police get involved” with a recent protest near the White House.
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: DONALD TRUMP CLAIMS DC MAYOR ‘WOULDN’T LET THE DC POLICE GET INVOLVED’ WITH MAY 29 WHITE HOUSE PROTEST
|Claim via Social Media: “This man who was kicked and stomped” was killed by an “antifa murderer.”
Politifact rating: False
|(International: India) Claim: Graphic shows quotes from the United States, Japan, Russia, and Israel supporting India against China
BOOM rating: False
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