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|Claim by Hakeem Jeffries (D): “(Donald) Trump ran up more debt than any other president in American history.”
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (Former President Barack Obama accumulated more debt on his watch than Trump did. On a per-year basis, Trump oversaw a debt rate increase that was higher than Obama’s.
|Claim via Social Media: Target’s Pride collection features a bathing suit for kids that is labeled “tuck-friendly.”
AP News rating: False (The “tuck-friendly” swimsuits are only offered in adult sizes, according to a spokesperson for the company and Target’s website. Kids’ swimsuits in the collection do not feature this label.)
|Claim via Social Media: “Street lights are connected to mRNA.”
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (Give me a break.)
|FALSE||Claim via Social media: The abortion pill caused 28 maternal deaths and over 4,200 adverse events
USA Today rating: False (No evidence)
|Claim via Social Media: BlackRock owns 59 million shares of Dominion Voting Systems and 45.7 million shares of Fox News. BlackRock sued itself and fired Tucker Carlson as part of the lawsuit.
PolitiFact rating: Mostly False (BlackRock, a large financial investment management company, owns shares of Fox Corp., but not Dominion Voting Systems. There is no evidence that Fox News and Carlson’s decision to “part ways” was connected to the $787.5 million defamation settlement Fox reached with Dominion Voting Systems in mid-April.
|FALSE||(International: India): A video shows PM Modi being ignored by the leaders at the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan.
The Quint rating: False
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