The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/25/2020

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 Hillary Clinton: Says President Donald Trump “is still yet to say anything as the president of the United States about bounties on American troops.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Fact-checking Hillary Clinton on Donald Trump’s response to reports of Russian bounties on US troops

Claim via Social Media: Did the death of a child shot and killed in Florida get added to the state’s COVID-19 death tally? 

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: There Was NO Shooting Death Of A Child In Florida Counted As A COVID-19 Death

Claim by Betsy DeVos: “More and more studies show that kids are actually stoppers of the disease and they don’t get it and transmit it themselves, so we should be in a posture of — the default should be getting back to school kids in person, in the classroom.”

Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios

Analysis | DeVos’s claim that children are ‘stoppers’ of covid-19

The claim: The United Nations will establish a ‘new world order’ under its Agenda 21/2030 Mission Goals

USA Today Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: U.N. Agenda 21/2030 ‘New World Order’ is not a real document

Claim by Donald Trump: “Murders this year have spiked 27% in Philadelphia.”

Politifact rating: True

Fact-checking Trump on rising murders in Philly

(International: Singapore) Claim: Video shows members of the Workers’ Party in Singapore shaking hands with supporters during the coronavirus pandemic

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show Members Of A Singapore Political Party Shaking Hands With Supporters During The Pandemic?

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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