The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 09/23/2020

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Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)

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

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “I think the fastest [Supreme Court] justice ever confirmed was 47 days.” rating: False

Biden’s False and Exaggerated Supreme Court Claims

Claim by Profusa, Others Have Created An Implantable ‘Chip’ To Connect Us To The Internet And Open Door To ‘Brave New World’

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Profusa, Others Have NOT Created An Implantable ‘Chip’ To Connect Us To The Internet And Open Door To ‘Brave New World’

See MBFC review of Mercola.

Claim by Donald Trump (R): Joe Biden “didn’t think [the coronavirus] was going to be a problem until months later,” after late January. “He was way late.” rating: False

Biden’s Early Statements About the Coronavirus

Claim in Sara Gideon (D) ad: “Susan Collins has a secret. Collins’ secret is she’s part of a perfect Washington marriage between a senator and a lobbyist. And Collins pushed for policies that benefited her husband’s lobbying business, voting to repeal a tax on firms like his and fighting against President Obama’s push to make them disclose contributions.”

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: No proof Sen. Collins voted to help husband

Claim via Social Media: Kamala Harris said: “I like taking the guns early.” rating: False

Trump Said ‘I Like Taking The Guns Early,’ Not Harris

(International: India) Claim: Photo of a police officer pointing a gun against a farmer protesting against the Modi government

Factly rating: False

2013 photo falsely linked to the farmers’ present protest against the Agriculture laws

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