The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)
|Claim by One America News: “The mainstream media pretended there was a deadly surge in COVID cases thanks to Wisconsinites voting.”
Politifact rating: Pants on Fire
|Claim by Business Insider: 3 billion people could live in much warmer temperatures by 2070
Climate Feedback rating: High Scientific Credibility
|Claim by Chris Murphy: Says President Donald Trump implemented “a travel ban that just didn’t work, 400,000 people got in from those countries that were subject to the restrictions.”
Politifact rating: False
china-after-tru/">Sen. Chris Murphy overstates travel from China after Trump restrictions
|Claim via Viral Video: Did police violently force a family from their home in handcuffs because they were in violation of House Resolution 6666?
Lead Stories rating: False
|Claim by Cal Cunningham: “Mitch McConnell said he wanted states to go bankrupt instead of the federal government providing relief. Today, Thom Tillis agreed.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False
|(International: South Africa) Claim: A post shared on Facebook claims white South Africans have been banned from receiving government aid during the coronavirus pandemic.
Check Your Fact rating: False
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Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political