The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/22/2021

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): Veterans “can go out, and they can see a doctor if they have to wait long periods of time. … We didn’t have any of those rights before when I came on.”

PolitiFact rating: False, Obama, not Trump, signed bill in question

One last time (as president): Fact-checking Donald Trump’s departure speech

Claim by America’s Biggest Owner Of Farmland Is Now Bill Gates

Lead Stories rating: True

Fact Check: America’s Biggest Owner Of Farmland IS Now Bill Gates — But He Owns Less Than 0.1% Of All US Farmland

Forbes Rating

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “Hundreds of thousands of businesses closed” in the U.S. because of the COVID-19 pandemic. rating: No Official Tally

FactChecking Biden’s Inaugural Address

Claim by Viral video: the video shows a military band playing the song “Hit the Road Jack” outside the White House for Trump

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show A Military Band Outside The White House Playing ‘Hit The Road Jack’?

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “108 years ago, at another inaugural, thousands of protesters tried to block brave women marching for the right to vote.”

PolitiFact rating: True

Joe Biden’s inauguration in extraordinary times, fact-checked

(International: Indonesia) Claim: Indonesian man fainting after receiving Covid-19 vaccine

AFP Fact Check rating: False

This video actually shows a simulation exercise in Indonesia, not a real Covid-19 vaccination

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