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 via Social Media: Foot Locker donated $200 million to BLM after their stores in Minneapolis got looted by BLM
Lead Stories rating: False (No Evidence)
Fact Check: NO Evidence Foot Locker Donated ‘200 Million Dollars To BLM’
|Claim by Liz Cheney (R): “Something less than 6% … of this proposal that President Biden has put forward is actually focused on infrastructure.”
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (narrow view of infrastructure)
Liz Cheney’s dubious claim that just 6% of Biden plan is “infrastructure”
|Claim by Patrick Flynn (Chiropractor): “look at the [vaccination] schedule, we have gotten sicker and sicker”; “the biggest jump in shots came after the 1986 vaccine protection act”
Health Feedback rating: Inaccurate (have you ever gone to a Chiropractor for a vaccination or a dentist for heart surgery?)
The current US generation is healthier than previous ones partly because vaccines reduced infectious diseases; childhood immunization schedules are safe, contrary to chiropractor’s claims
|Claim by National Republican Senatorial Committee: Says Raphael Warnock supports boycotts of Georgia to protest voting law.
PolitiFact rating: False
GOP ad misstates Warnock’s position on Georgia boycotts and MLB’s shift on All-Star Game
|Claim via Social Media: Marjorie Taylor Greene just scrubbed her Twitter feed of ALL things Gaetz
Lead Stories rating: False (Fake)
Fact Check: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Did NOT Scrub Her Twitter Of Support For Rep. Matt Gaetz
|(International: Kenya) Claim: Kenya’s “stock of debt is currently standing at about 100% of GDP”
Africa Check rating: Incorrect
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