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 Gov. Doug Ducey (R): President Joe Biden reversed the Trump administration’s immigration policies, resulting in a “460% spike in illegal apprehensions, over 100,000 people in custody.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (Cherry Picks Data: Actual number is 36% Increase)
|Claim by Chiropractor Melissa Sell: “You don’t catch viruses, you naturally create them inside of your body”; “bacteria and viruses don’t cause disease.”
Health Feedback rating: Incorrect (Please note she is a Chiropractor)
|Claim by Adam Best: 11 past mass shootings involved an AR-15-style weapon.
PolitiFact rating: Mostly True (10 of last 11)
|Claim via Social Media: Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, a man suspected of shooting and killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket in March 2021, came to the U.S. as a Syrian refugee through asylum programs under former President Barack Obama.
Snopes.com rating: Mostly False (Family immigrated to the USA in 2002 when he was 2. Many years before Obama.)
|Claim by Donald Trump (R): “We proudly handed the Biden administration the most secure border in history. All they had to do was keep this smooth-running system on autopilot.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (ignores that the surge started in the spring of 2020 when he was still in office.)
|(International: Indonesia) Claim: Indonesian prosecutor of Muslim cleric trial arrested for bribery
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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