The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/04/2020

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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 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

Closing Arguments of the Presidential Campaign

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

AP FACT CHECK: Trump baselessly cites fraud in virus toll

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

Closing Arguments of the Presidential Campaign

(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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1 Comment on The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/04/2020

  1. JustSaying // November 5, 2020 at 7:38 am //

    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.”

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