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 James Clyburn (D): “There are 43 states that have now passed voter suppression laws.”
PolitiFact rating: False (proposed in 43 states, not passed)
James Clyburn misspeaks in saying 43 states have passed voting restrictions
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): The U.S. is expelling most migrants attempting to cross the border.
The Dispatch rating: True
|Claim via Social Media: “We spent billions on a border wall and quit when it was 90% finished.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (True billions were spent, most wall building was repair or replacement, with only a 7% increase in actual wall coverage)
Border barrier wasn’t 90% finished when Biden halted construction
|Claim via Social Media: The suspect in the mass shooting in a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store entered the U.S. illegally through Mexico and bought a stolen gun
USA Today rating: False (neither)
Fact check: Colorado shooting suspect lived in US, bought gun legally
|Claim by Allen West: “Since 2006 Texas has given $19B in taxpayer subsidies to wind energy companies. Over the past 2-3 years Texas has tripled our dependence on wind energy to 23-25 percent of our energy distribution system.”
Politifact rating: False
|(International: India) Claim: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home minister Amit Shah wearing white skull caps
Newsmeter rating: False
Fact Check: Morphed image shows Modi, Shah wearing skull caps ahead of Bengal polls
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