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Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “I’m going to ask the wealthiest Americans and the biggest corporations of the Fortune 500 companies, 91 making a collective billions of dollars, didn’t pay a single solitary penny in federal tax.”
The Washington Post rating: True
Analysis | Fact-checking the ‘final arguments’ of Biden and Trump
|Claim by Viral Image: the image shows Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden not wearing a face mask on an airplane during the COVID-19 pandemic
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims To Show Joe Biden Not Wearing A Mask On A Plane During The COVID-19 Pandemic
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): “We brought back your car industry [in Michigan]. Your car industry was finished. You would’ve had nothing left.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): “You know, our doctors get more money if somebody dies from COVID. You know that right? I mean, our doctors are very smart people. So what they do is they say, ‘I’m sorry, but, you know, everybody dies of COVID.’”
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “His chief of staff last week said, ‘We’re going to do nothing about the virus. It’s here.’”
FactCheck.org rating: Exaggerates
|(International: France) Claim: Video of anti-Islam speech in the French Parliament.
India Today rating: Mostly false
Fact Check: Old video from Belgium shared as anti-Islam speech in French Parliament
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I’m not sure how this can be “true” as it makes absolutely no sense. Reread it. Babble.
“I’m going to ask the wealthiest Americans and the biggest corporations of the Fortune 500 companies, 91 making a collective billions of dollars, didn’t pay a single solitary penny in federal tax.”