The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/7/2021

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 Donald Trump (R): “The Vice President has the power to reject fraudulently chosen electors.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Constitution does not allow Mike Pence to reject electoral votes

Claim via Social Media: Photo shows huge Washington DC crowds assembling ahead of January 6 demonstration in favor of overturning Joe Biden election.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Photo Does NOT Show Crowds Assembling in DC January 5, 2021, Ahead Of Demonstration Supporting Trump’s Attempt To Overturn Election

Claim via Social Media: New York “is trying to pass a bill that would allow them to round up non mask wearers and people who don’t want to take the vaccine into concentration camps. Then with a court order they can force vaccinate you.”

PolitiFact rating: False

New York isn’t trying to pass bill to put non-mask wearers in detainment camps, force vaccinations

Claim by Donald Trump (R): Dominion Voting Systems contributed to election fraud in “many states”

The Dispatch Fact Check rating: False

Fact Checking Trump’s Claims From His Call With Brad Raffensperger

Claim by Delta Force Raids Biden Compound in Ukraine – Real Raw News

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Delta Force Did NOT Raid Biden Compound in Ukraine — Copy of 2017 Hoax Story

Real Raw News Rating

(International: India) Claim: Picture shows worlds largest tent city setup at worlds largest protest at Delhi border

BOOM FACT Check rating: False

Image Of Tents At Kumbh Mela Peddled As Farmers’ Protest In Delhi

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