The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 3/9/2021

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 Joe Biden (D): “When I came into office, the prior administration had contracted for not nearly enough vaccine to cover adults in America.”

Politifact rating: Mostly False (Trump contracted to buy 1 billion does for 550 million people)

Biden’s criticism of Trump administration vaccine contracts too broad to be accurate

Claim by Real Raw News: On March 2, 2021, U.S. Navy SEALs arrested Hillary Clinton on suspicion of treason.

Snopes.com rating: False

Did Navy SEALs Arrest Hillary Clinton?

Real Raw News Rating

Claim by Elise Stefanik (R): H.R. 1 would “prevent removal of ineligible voters from registration rolls.”

PolitiFact rating: False (not in the bill)

GOP lawmaker misleads about HR 1 and removal of ineligible voters

Claim by Viral Post: only 9 percent of the American Rescue Plan “goes to the American people.”

Check Your Fact rating: False (nope closer to 45%)

FACT CHECK: Viral Post Claims Only 9% of The American Rescue Plan ‘Goes To The American People’

Claim via Social Media: senator mitch mcconnell saw a big jump in his net worth between 2005 and 2015 because of gift from wife’s family

Lead Stories rating: True (Inheritance)

Fact Check: There is NO Mystery To Dramatic Increase In Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Net Worth: He Married Into A Shipping Magnate’s Family

(International: Kenya) Claim: China “accounts for less than 10%” of Kenya’s external debt

Africa Check rating: Incorrect

Three claims about Kenya’s billion dollar debt to China, checked

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2 Comments on "The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 3/9/2021"

  1. Still no answer to my question about AE for 9/11 Truth

  2. John Richards | March 9, 2021 at 1:07 pm |

    Your site should cover the connedspiracies being promoted by Q (specifically made by Q his/her self vs. social media claims. There are a number of Q expose websites that could assist with this, but your site is probably more widely read then theirs.

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