The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/12/2021

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 Joe Biden (D): The actions of Jan. 6 “border on sedition.”

PolitiFact rating: Experts agree

A day of crisis at the US Capitol, fact-checked

Claim via Social Media: Did President Trump invoke or sign the Insurrection Act following the events of January 6, 2021 (or before that)?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: President Donald Trump Did NOT Invoke or Sign The Insurrection Act

Claim by Viral Post: an audit of Dominion Voting Systems machines in Nevada showed a 70 percent error rate

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did An Audit Of Dominion Voting Systems Machines In Nevada Show A 70% Error Rate?

Claim by President Trump flew to the National Military Command Center in Abilene TX on January 6, 2021.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: President Did NOT Board E-4b Command Post For A Flight Too NMCC Abilene, Texas, On January 6, 2021

Claim via user: The PCR TEST HAS AN ACCURACY OF 0% when more than 35 cycles are used

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: PCR Tests Do NOT Have An Accuracy of 0% When More Than 35 Cycles Are Used

Bitchute Rating

(International: Indonesia) Claim: Video of Indonesian top officials dancing without masks during Covid-19 pandemic

AFP Fact Check rating: False

This video of Indonesian officials dancing was taken before the country detected its first Covid-19 case

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