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 Donald Trump: “Rogue” Michigan official sent absentee ballots to 7.7 million people “illegally and without authorization” ahead of the primaries and general election.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
|Claim by EndAllDisease: “The unvaccinated Amish rarely get cancer, autism, or heart disease.”
Health Feedback rating: Incorrect
|Claim by Greg Abbott: “Almost 75 percent of the deaths from COVID-19 in the state of Texas are a result of people contracting COVID-19 who are age 65 and older.”
Politifact rating: Mostly TrueHow many coronavirus deaths are people over 65?
|Claim by Blunt Force Truth: Did Oregon change hundreds of Republican ballots to non-partisan, thus denying Republican voters the right to participate in the state’s primary?
Lead Stories rating: False
|Claim by Wisconsin State Democrats: Says GOP state Sen. Patrick Testin is responsible for lost $25M in federal funding, because he refused “to do his job.”
Politifact rating: Mostly False
|(International: Madagascar) Claim: Madagascan president said WHO offered him $20 million to poison remedy against Covid-19?
AFP Fact Check 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