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|Claim via Social Media: House Jan. 6 Committee Withdrew Trump Subpoena Because ‘They Knew Trump Did Nothing Wrong’
Lead Stories rating: False (Out Of Time)
|TRUE||Claim via Social Media: U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy said in 2021 that then-President Donald Trump “bears responsibility” for the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot.
Snopes rating: True (Correct Attribution)
|FALSE||Claim by Jim Jordan (R): In “two years’ time” the Democrats were responsible for “record inflation.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (Inflation has been high, but the modern-day record was set in 1980.)
|Claim via Social Media: Trump Endorses Rep. Byron Donalds For House Speaker.
Lead Stories rating: False (Fake Statement – He endorsed Kevin McCarthy)
|Claim by Aaron Rouse (D): “Kevin Adams wants to ban abortion.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False (Adams supports a propsal to ban Virginia abortions after 15 weeks with exceptions for rape, incest and when a woman’s life in endangered by pregnancy. In Virginia, 97.5% of elective abortions in 2019 occurred during or before the 15th week of pregnancy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)
|FALSE||(International: Philippines): Under former president Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, the water supply crisis was solved in less than a week.
Rappler rating: False
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