The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/19/2020

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 Donald Trump (R): Changes to DACA during his administration are “because of the pandemic.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Donald Trump’s false claim of DACA changes ‘because of the pandemic’

Claim by Social media users: Joe Biden said if he were president, no one would have died from COVID-19.

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Biden never said he would have prevented all COVID deaths

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “They eliminated the funding for community policing.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Joe Biden wrong to say COPS funding has been ‘eliminated’

Claim by Viral image: Kentucky presidential election results show rapper Kanye West with over 40,000 votes, placing him ahead of President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show Real Election Results Of Kanye Receiving Over 40,000 Votes In Kentucky?

Claim by Trump (R): Reacting to news that several people associated with the Biden campaign on a recent flight with Biden’s running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, tested positive for COVID-19: “We extend our best wishes, which is more than they did to me, but that’s OK.” 

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees what others do not in the pandemic

(International: India) Claim: Video shows Muslims threatened to cut off a village road in Tehri, Uttarakhand.

BOOM rating: False

Local Road Dispute In HP Falsely Shared As Uttarakhand With Communal Spin

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