The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 06/19/2020

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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 Joe Biden: “[M]ost of the conservative think tanks,” including the Heritage Foundation, say the Republican tax cuts “generated virtually no growth at all.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Biden on Economic Growth and Trump’s Tax Cuts

Claim via Social Media Photos: implies Soros was in the SS and in the Socialist German Workers (Nazi) party.

Reuters Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: Photograph shows Nazi bookkeeper, not George Soros

Claim by Mike Pence: “You know, before we had a single coronavirus case in this country, this President shut down all travel from China.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Pence’s False Claims About Trump’s Handling of Coronavirus

The claim via social media: The National Guard is almost exclusively called against Black citizens.

USA Today Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: National Guard was activated most often during the civil rights era

Claim by the Trump Campaign: “Radical Dems SUED to stop our Trump Rally Saturday.”

The Dispatch rating: False

Did ‘Radical Dems’ Sue to Stop Trump’s Rally This Weekend?

(International: India) Claim:Picture shows bodies of Indian soldiers martyred in the face-off with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley of eastern Ladakh.

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.

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience

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