The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 5/26/2021

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

FALSE Claim via Social Media: An Ohio doctor died from a COVID-19 vaccine.

Politifact rating: False

No, an Ohio doctor didn’t die from the COVID-19 vaccine

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Images show Vice President Kamala Harris staged boarding an airplane

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: False claims that Kamala Harris staged airplane boarding

TRUE Claim: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer violated her own COVID-19 restrictions by visiting a bar and sitting at a table with a group of a dozen people. rating: True

Did Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Violate Her Own COVID-19 Restrictions?

FALSE Claim via Social Media: Black Lives Matter expressed support for Hamas during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Black Lives Matter tweeted in support of Palestinians, not Hamas

TRUE Claim by Wisconsin Senate Republicans: Wisconsin’s 2019-21 budget produced the first positive general fund balance since 2000, and the governor’s proposed 2021-23 budget would return it to a deficit.

Politifact rating: True

Yes, Evers’ proposed budget would return the state’s general fund to a deficit

FALSE (International: Turkey): The video shows Turkish military forces arriving in Palestinian territory

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show The Turkish Army In Palestinian Territory?

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by third-party fact-checkers. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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