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)
|Claim by Real Raw News: On March 2, 2021, U.S. Navy SEALs arrested Hillary Clinton on suspicion of treason.
Snopes.com rating: False
|Claim by Elise Stefanik (R): H.R. 1 would “prevent removal of ineligible voters from registration rolls.”
PolitiFact rating: False (not in the bill)
|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%)
|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)
|(International: Kenya) Claim: China “accounts for less than 10%” of Kenya’s external debt
Africa Check rating: Incorrect
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