The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/30/2021

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 Charlie Kirk (Turning Point USA): “Joe Biden admits he is governing like a ‘dictator.'”

PolitiFact rating: False

Biden did not admit he’s ‘governing like a dictator’

Turning Point USA Rating

Claim by principia-scientific.com: Merck Scraps Vaccine, says better to catch COVID Virus & Recover | Principia Scientific Intl.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Merck Did NOT Say It Is ‘Better’ to Get COVID And Recover Than Take Its Vaccines

Principia Scientific Rating

Claim by Jennifer Boysko (D): “The United States is the only industrialized, modernized country that does not already have a paid family medical leave program in place.”

Poltifact rating: True

The U.S. is the only industrialized nation with no paid family leave plan

Claim by Joe Biden (D): We’re going to harness the purchasing power of the federal government to buy clean, zero-emission vehicles that are made and sourced by union workers right here in America. … This will mean 1 million new jobs in the American automobile industry. One million.”

AP Fact Check rating: Mostly False

AP FACT CHECK: Biden’s fuzzy math on 1 million new auto jobs

Claim by Scott Walker (R): The U.S. Senate cannot convict a former President

PolitiFact rating: Mostly False

Walker overreaches claiming Senate can’t convict Trump after departure

(International: Australia) Claim: Sky News host Rowan Dean claims that a graph shows temperatures haven’t risen in more than two decades.

Australian Associated Press rating: False

Has there really been no warming of the planet in 22 years?

Sky News Australia Rating

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1 Comment on "The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 1/30/2021"

  1. Biden called Trump a dictator after his fourth executive order, yet Biden has bragged about his many (over 17 right now) executive order’s. He doesn’t have to call himself a dictator out right but he has demonstrated that either he himself is, or if he is not then he falsely accused Trump of being one.

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