The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/22/2020

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 Rudy Giuliani: In Michigan “we have over-votes in numerous precincts of 150%, 200%, and 300%.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Giuliani cites affidavit with crucial errors in press conference

Claim by Occupy Democrats: Sen. Lindsey Graham ‘tried to manipulate vote counts’ in Georgia, Nevada, Arizona.

USA Today rating: Mostly False

Fact check: Claim about Sen. Lindsey Graham’s calls to state officials is misleading

Occupy Democrats Rating

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “666,000 teachers have been laid off already since March.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Biden mischaracterizes teacher layoffs from pandemic

Claim by Sharyl Attkisson, Alex Berenson, Buck Sexton, Anthony Sabatini: “Masks make no significant difference”; “Masks have no significant effect”

Health Feedback rating: Unsupported

Danish face mask study did not show that masks were ineffective at reducing spread of COVID-19; study was underpowered and results were inconclusive

Claim by Jon Ossoff (D): “David Perdue says he’ll do everything in his power to make sure Joe Biden fails.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

David Perdue opposes Biden but didn’t say he’d do everything to ensure he fails

(International: Philippines) Claim: President Rodrigo Duterte’s 91% approval rating in the Sept. 14 to 20 Pulse Asia survey meant they “approve of everything he’s done so far…without exception.”

VERA Files rating: False

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Locsin makes inaccurate claim on Duterte’s approval ratings

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