The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/20/2021

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. When appropriate we explain the rating and/or offer our own rating if we disagree with the fact-checker. (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
Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

FALSE Claim by Progress Iowa: “Only one member of Iowa’s federal delegation” voted in favor of the bipartisan infrastructure legislation.

Politifact rating: False (Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, also voted for the bill when it passed the Senate in August.)

Iowa group corrects statement on Charles Grassley’s infrastructure vote

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by thegatewaypundit.com: Leftists at Work: Police Officer Finds Suspicious Pile of Bricks in Kenosha Back Alley (AUDIO)

Lead Stories rating: False (Completely made up. The bricks are from 970 miles away from Kenosha)

Fact Check: Pile of Bricks In Kenosha Is NOT Found Suspicious By Police And Photos Are From 970 Miles Away

Gateway Pundit Rating

FALSE Claim by Jen Psaki (D): “No economist out there is projecting that (the Build Back Better bill) will have a negative impact on inflation.”

Politifact rating: False (Psaki is wrong to say that no economist foresees inflation as a result of the bill’s passage. Numerous economists, including some who are supportive of the White House’s agenda, have gone on the record saying there probably will be inflationary effects, especially in the near term, if the bill is passed.)

Jen Psaki incorrect in saying no economist thinks Biden bill will boost inflation

BLATANT
LIE
Claim by rumble.com and Dr. Judy Mikovits: Hydroxychloroquine Does Work As A Vaccine For COVID-19.

Lead Stories rating: False (Not A Vaccine – Judy Mikovitz frequently promotes disinformation regarding Covid-19)

Fact Check: Hydroxychloroquine Does NOT Work As A Vaccine For COVID-19

Rumble Rating

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Children 50 times more likely to die from COVID-19 vaccine than the virus.

USA Today rating: False (Crackpottery as vaccines not linked to children’s deaths.)

Fact check: COVID-19 vaccines not linked to deaths in children

BLATANT
LIE
(International: Philippines): A motorcade for Bongbong Marcos in the Ilocos region holds the Guinness World Record for the “longest motorcade caravan” in the Philippines.

VERA Files rating: Fake

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Guinness World Records did NOT say pro-Marcos caravan the longest in PH – Vera Files

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