The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/29/2021

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 Ron Klain (D): “The process to distribute the vaccine, particularly outside of nursing homes and hospitals out into the community as a whole, did not really exist when we came into the White House.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Trump vaccine plan left logistics to states, but it did exist

Claim by PragerU: “CO2 is a minor contributor to the warming of the earth”

Climate Feedback Rating: Incorrect

PragerU post by Happer uses flawed reasoning to claim that climate models always fail

PragerU Rating

Claim by Marco Rubio (R): Says Joe Biden “has issued more executive fiats than anyone in such a short period of time, ever, more than Obama, more than Trump, more than anyone.”

PolitiFact rating: True

How Joe Biden’s first executive orders compare with past presidents

Claim by Joe Biden (D): “Under the previous administration, the federal government contracts awarded directly to foreign companies went up 30 percent.”

The Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios

Analysis | Biden’s jab that foreign company contracts went up 30% under Trump

Claim by Rick Scott (R): The Paris Climate Agreement is “bad for America,” because it “does nothing to hold real polluters, like Communist China and India, accountable.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Is the Paris Climate Agreement easier on China and India than on the US?

(International: India) Claim: A video of a woman attacking a policeman with slippers is viral on social media with a claim that Muslims beat up police in Bareilly if issued with challan.

vishvasnews.com rating: False

Fact Check: Two-Year Old Video of woman beating Policeman In Ghaziabad is viral with fake claim

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