The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 7/09/2021

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: Says Nancy Pelosi “won’t let Capitol police testify about what happened Jan. 6.”

Politifact rating: False

No, Nancy Pelosi isn’t blocking Capitol police officers from testifying about Jan. 6

FALSE Claim by thetruereporter.com: George W. Bush Admits Explosives Used In 9/11

Lead Stories rating: False (No Admission)

Fact Check: George W. Bush Did NOT Admit Explosives Used In 9/11

The True Reporter Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is “99% graphene oxide,” which is “toxic to the human body and causes a number of problems.

Politifact rating: False

No evidence of ‘graphene oxide’ that’s ‘toxic’ in Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Rep Matt Gaetz Tweeted That January 6th Insurrectionists Should Be Pardoned

Lead Stories rating: False (Imposter!)

Fact Check: Rep Matt Gaetz Did NOT Tweet That January 6th Insurrectionists Should Be Pardoned

MOSTLY
FALSE
Claim by @HouseGOP: An image of rising homicide rates in seven cities with the words, “Welcome to President Biden’s America.”

FactCheck.org rating: Mostly False (Rise started in 2020)

House GOP’s Misplaced Blame for Rising Homicides

BLATANT
LIE
(International: Kenya): Trump calls Kenya ‘corrupt’ and Nigeria ‘the devil’ on Twitter

AFP Fact Check rating: False (Fake Account)

Tweet insulting Nigeria and Kenya originated on fake Donald Trump account

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