The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 5/3/2021

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: “Anyone remember Kamala telling Joe during the debate: ‘You will do whatever the Chinese tell you! They gave your son over a billion dollars.’”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

No, Kamala Harris didn’t attack Joe Biden on China during a primary debate

Claim by World OF Stars, social media users: Charges dropped against Bill Cosby, who thanks Jesse Jackson for his early release

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Bill Cosby remains in prison, charges weren’t dropped

Claim by Joe Biden (D): The recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic was “the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.”

PolitiFact rating: True

Fact-checking President Joe Biden’s first speech to Congress

Claim by Charlie Kirk (Turning Point USA): Biden’s first address to congress had 11.6 million viewers

AFP Fact Check rating: False (26.9 million)

Biden speech audience lower than Trump’s, but not 11.6 million

Turning Point USA Rating

Claim by Tim Scott (R): “It will be easier to vote early in Georgia than in Democrat-run New York.”

PolitiFact rating: Mostly True (More days than NY)

Fact-checking Sen. Tim Scott’s GOP response to President Joe Biden

(International: India) Claim: Claim by Whatsapp users: Video shows patients being killed by hospital staff in Bengaluru

BOOM Live rating: False

Old Videos Peddled As COVID-19 Patients Killed In Bengaluru Hospital

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