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 Mitch McConnell (R): In the American Rescue Plan, “just about 1% of the money is for vaccines.”
Politifact rating: Mostly True
|Claim by theduran.com: CDC Withholding Information on deaths after covid vaccinations
Lead Stories rating: False
|Claim by Glenn Beck: “Just for the record, the Biden Administration IS separating children and parents.”
PolitiFact rating: False (Biden rescinded separations)
|Claim by Jason Smith (R): “If this package was about creating more jobs, why is it that this package spends more than 25 percent, according to the Congressional Budget Office, on items that kill millions of jobs?”
The Washington Post rating: False
|Claim by Act for America: HR 1 will allow members of Congress to draw a second salary “worth an estimated $600,000 per year!”
PolitiFact rating: False
|(International: Ireland) Claim: Northern Ireland is one of the most “locked-down” places in the world.
FactCheckNI rating: ACCURATE. (According to a “Government Stringency Index”, the UK has one of the strictest lockdown policies in the world, but the Northern Ireland Executive’s response is not the strictest within the UK.)
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