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 Tom Cotton (R): “A lot of these migrants that are coming, we have no way to screen their backgrounds for either health or security.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim by Bernie Sanders (I): “You remember just a few years ago when Trump and my Republican colleagues voted for almost $2 trillion in tax breaks for the wealthiest people in this country and the largest corporations.”
The Washington Post rating: Three Pinocchios
|Claim by Liz Wheeler (R): “And now, nine months into COVID-19, zero empirical evidence that lockdowns work to stop the virus.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
|Claim via Social Media: U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said “If English was good enough for Jesus, it’s good enough for us.”
Snopes.com rating: False
|Claim by Viral Rumor: Myanmar used Dominion Voting Systems for its November 2020 election
Check Your Fact rating: False
|(International: South Africa) Claim: Masks caused second Covid surge in South Africa
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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