The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/21/2020

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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 Sidney Powell: “Smartmatic and Dominion systems … were built to do this very thing, for changing the results of elections.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Trump lawyer falsely claims voting technology companies were created for changing election results

Claim by Joy Reid: Moderna and Pfizer “were not involved in Operation Warp Speed.”

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: MSNBC’s Joy Reid Claims Moderna And Pfizer ‘Were Not Involved In Operation Warp Speed’

Claim by Rand Paul: “Naturally acquired COVID-19 99.9982% percent effective.”

FactCheck.org rating: Misleading

Paul Misleads on Natural Infection and COVID-19 Vaccines

Claim by Joe Biden (D): The law governing the transition of presidential power “doesn’t require there to be an absolute winner. It says the ‘apparent’ winner.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True

Is Joe Biden right that transition starts with an ‘apparent’ winner?

Claim by Just Facts Daily: Joe Biden received extra votes in battleground states from noncitizens

USA Today rating: Unproven

Fact check: Claim that voting noncitizens affected 2020 election outcome is unverified

Just Facts Daily Rating

(International: India) Claim: Post claims that Mamata Banerjee, Naveen Patnaik, Amit Shah, Nitish Kumar and other ministers are discussing about Bengal elections over breakfast.

BOOM rating: False

Old Picture Of Amit Shah, Mamata Banerjee Meeting Naveen Patnaik Over Lunch In Odisha Shared In The Context Of Upcoming Bengal Elections

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