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 Gateway Pundit: Black Lives Matter protest at Iowa Capitol was an “insurrection” like that on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol.
PolitiFact rating: False (Organizers of a Black Lives Matter-related rally in Iowa on April 8 obtained a permit, entered the Iowa Capitol in an orderly way, and protested bills. One arrest was made.)
|Claim by Occupy Democrats: Rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 did not comply with police and they all got to go home alive.
Lead Stories rating: False (1 Rioter Shot and some injured)
|Claim by Viral Post: Joe Biden announced plans to cut veteran benefits, saying, “They get enough handouts.”
Check Your Fact rating: False (he didn’t say that)
|Claim by The Other 98%: Daunte Wright Arrest Warrant Was Weed
Lead Stories rating: False (Weapons Charge)
|Claim by Charlie Kirk (Turning Point USA): Daunte Wright Was Wanted For Aggravated Robbery and “On The Run Ever Since”.
Lead Stories rating: False (not wanted and not on the run, he was scheduled for a trial in August 2021)
|(International: Iran) Claim: By Hassan Rouhani: “U.S. blocked Iran’s access to 10 million doses of coronavirus vaccine.”
POLYGRAPH.info rating: False
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