The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 10/28/2020

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 Joni Ernst (R): Says she is ranked “one of the most bipartisan senators in the Senate in the last 25 years.”

Politifact rating: Mostly True

Bipartisanship rankings show Joni Ernst toward the top

Claim by Viral post: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany gave “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl a book of the Trump administration’s health care accomplishments that contained only blank pages.

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Kayleigh McEnany Give Lesley Stahl A Blank Book Of The Trump Administration’s Health Care Achievements?

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “We have a mayor in D.C. who formed a commission with recommendations. Her recommendation is: Take down the Washington Monument, close up the Lincoln Monument.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Trump wrongly accuses DC mayor of calling for removal of Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial

Claim by Robert Reich: Donald Trump said he takes full responsibility for the COVID-19 pandemic and said it’s not his fault

USA Today rating: Missing Context

Fact check: Trump debate quote about COVID-19 taken out of context

Claim by Social media posts: “Joe Biden says he won’t do anymore in-person campaigning for the remaining 9 days” before the election. rating: False

Biden Hasn’t Suspended In-Person Campaigning

(International: Pakistan) Claim: Photos show public execution of pregnant woman in Pakistan

AFP Fact Check rating: False

No, these photos actually show a scene from a Syrian television drama series

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