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 Tucker Carlson: “There’s no evidence that white supremacists were responsible for what happened on Jan. 6. That’s a lie.”
PolitiFact rating: False (court documents, public records and documentary evidence have shown that several people with known ties to white supremacist groups were involved in the attack)
|Claim via Social Media: Goldman Sachs, where Heidi Cruz is managing director, oversees Texas utilities
USA Today rating: Mostly False (Cruz works for Goldman Sachs, but Goldman does not hold any Texas Utilities)
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “An analysis by the Wall Street firm Moody’s estimates that if we pass my American Rescue Plan, the economy will create 7 million jobs this year.”
FactCheck.org rating: Mostly False (3.5 million would have been created anyway)
|Claim via Social Media: U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order giving China access to or control over the U.S. power grid system, causing the Texas power outage of February 2021.
Snopes.com rating: False (Nope)
|Claim by Eric Nepute: Face masks have been proven “unsafe” and “ineffective,” and cause “facial deformities.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (baseless pseudoscience)
|(International: Romania) Claim: Claim by Viral image: the image shows a large crowd protesting against COVID-19 restrictions in Romania
Check Your Fact rating: False
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