The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/27/2020

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 Joe Biden (D): “They voted in record numbers. More Americans voted this year than have ever voted in the history of the United States of America.”

PolitiFact rating: True 

Fact-checking Joe Biden’s speech after Electoral College vote

Claim via Social Media: Tweets and a website link prove Adam Schiff was arrested at LAX airport by the FBI on December 24, 2020

Lead Stories rating: No Evidence

Fact Check: Website Screenshot and Tweets Are NOT Evidence FBI Arrested Adam Schiff at LAX Airport

Claim by Viral Image: the image shows a tweet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that states, “It is more ethical to shoplift and leave the store to prevent the spread of COVID-19 than it is to wait in line and pay.”

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did The CDC Tweet That It Is ‘More Ethical To Shoplift And Leave The Store’ To Prevent COVID-19 Spread?

Claim via Social Media: There were just 133 million registered voters in the United States for the November 2020 presidential election.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: There Were NOT Just 133 Million Registered Voters In November 2020 US Presidential Election

Claim by 14 Generals Say They Will Never Take Orders From Joe Biden.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: 14 Generals Did NOT Say They Will Never Take Orders From Joe Biden

Daily World Update Rating

(International: India) Claim: Mukesh Ambani throws baby shower without social distancing or masks

Alt News rating: False

Video from 2019 falsely viral as Ambanis throw baby shower without COVID protocols

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