The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 09/24/2020

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 William Barr (R): “We indicted someone in Texas, 1,700 ballots collected from people who could vote, he made them out and voted for the person he wanted to.”

PolitiFact rating: False

DOJ didn’t indict someone in Texas for fraudulently casting 1,700 ballots

Claim: Sen. Rand Paul called for a judge to subpoena antifa’s travel and financial records

USA Today Fact Check rating: False

Fact Check: Rand Paul’s office confirms he did not call for a judge to subpoena antifa

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “There’s no court session between now and the end of this election.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Biden wrong to say Supreme Court has no session before Election Day

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “He [Joe Biden] wants prisons closed, and provide free federal housing for former inmates.”

Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios

Trump’s falsehoods about Biden’s plan for prisons – The Washington Post

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “They’re now saying, after Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away, they said, ‘Biden should release his list.’ It’s no wonder the Trump campaign asked that I release the list only after she passed away.” rating: False

Biden’s False and Exaggerated Supreme Court Claims

(International: Saudia Arabia) Claim: People in Saudi Arabia are seen jostling to enter a cinema hall during its inauguration by crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman. The theatre is showing an Israeli movie.

India Today rating: Mostly false

Fact Check: Israeli film in Saudi theatre? Truth behind crowd trying to gatecrash building

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