The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/14/2020

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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 via Social Media: “ABC News has confirmed that attendees to Trump WH Rally were paid. $150. ea and had to sign an NDA.”

Politifact rating: False

Social media posts misconstrue ABC News story about White House event

Claim via Social Media: Kamala Harris said she’ll place a federal tax on homes to pay for reparations

USA Today Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: Kamala Harris cannot create property tax to pay for reparations

Claim by Joe Biden (D): Senate Republicans’ move to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in an election year is “not constitutional.”

Politifact rating: False

Fact-check: Biden’s wrong claim that Senate GOP’s Supreme Court move is ‘not constitutional’

Claim by the Gateway Pundit: Says Joe Biden called for a jihad in a video.

Politifact rating: False

No, US government didn’t promote video of Joe Biden ‘calling for a Muslim jihad’

Gateway Pundit Rating

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “My great-grandfather was, they tell me, the first Irish Catholic state senator ever elected in the state of Pennsylvania, and he was a mining engineer.”

The Dispatch rating: False

Is Joe Biden Descended From the First Irish-Catholic State Senator in Pennsylvania?

(International: UK) Claim: We do not know where Covid-19 places among causes of death because the data is not published.

Full Fact rating: False

It’s not true that data on causes of death isn’t published

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Mary Ann

I am looking for a fact check on the story of an email between some Ukrainian and Joe Biden.