The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/28/2020

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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 via Social Media: “A nurse in Alabama has died approx 8-10 hours after receiving her C-19 vaccine.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Alabama Officials Debunk False Claim of COVID-19 Vaccine Death

Claim via Social Media: A photo shows Nancy Pelosi at an indoor party, defying COVID-19 restrictions.

AP Fact Check rating: False

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Claim by Joe Biden (D): The Texas lawsuit was “a position so extreme, we’ve never seen it before.”

PolitiFact rating: True

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

Claim via Social Media: The Stimulus bill strips President Trump of his Insurrection Act authority

Lead Stories rating: Wrong

Fact Check: The Stimulus Bill Does NOT Strip President Trump Of His Insurrection Act Authority

Claim via Social Media: The sudden injection of 384,733 votes in 2 hours and 38 minutes during the early hours of 4th November in Michigan was impossible!

Lead Stories rating: Upload Delays

Fact Check: ‘Sudden Injection’ Of Nearly 385,000 Votes In Michigan Does NOT Prove Election Fraud

(International: France) Claim: French People Protesting Against Covid-19 Restrictions

Newsmobile rating: False

Fact Check: Were French Citizens Protesting Against COVID-19 Restrictions In This Picture? Here’s The Truth

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