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: A photo shows a massive crowd at a recent Florida rally for Donald Trump.
PolitiFact rating: False
Photo doesn’t show Trump rally in Florida. It was a music festival in Switzerland
|Claim via Social Media: Kamala Harris failed the bar exam on her first attempt, while Amy Coney Barrett graduated at the top of her law school class
USA Today rating: True
Fact check: Claim about Harris, Barrett legal backgrounds is true
|Claim by Van Wanggaard (R): No one under 20 has died of COVID-19, and “it has not actually been determined yet” that anyone under 20 can spread it to an older person
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False
Wisconsin senator off-base with claim that it’s unknown whether young people spread COVID-19
|Claim by VoteVets.org: Says Thom Tillis voted “against a pay raise for a military, while voting for a pay raise for himself.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False
No, Tillis didn’t oppose military raises or boost his own pay
|Claim by Vicente Gonzalez (D): Says the “The Rio Grande Valley is 4.7% of the entire state population, but it represents 17% of the (coronavirus) deaths of our state.”
Politifact rating: True
COVID-19 fatalities in the Rio Grande Valley double the state average
|(International: Australia) Claim: A Facebook post claims Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has a net worth of $91 million.
Australian Associated Press rating: False
Is Daniel Andrews really a multimillionaire? – Australian Associated Press
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