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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: “I got soldiers the biggest pay raises in the history of our military.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

FactChecking Trump’s ‘Fox News Sunday’ Interview

Claim by American Web Media: Was the Trump Campaign Going to Use ‘Spy Gadgets’ on a Blimp to Collect Voter Data?

The Dispatch rating: Mostly False

Was the Trump Campaign Going to Use ‘Spy Gadgets’ on a Blimp to Collect Voter Data?

Claim by Viral image: Says Donald Trump tweeted that the Confederate flag is “a symbol of LOVE!! Plantations kept black people employed and gave them free food and housing!!! Black unemployment was VERY low back then like now with ME as your President!!”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

No, Trump didn’t tweet this about the Confederate flag

Claim by Truth in Media: Does current science say that face masks don’t work to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus that leads to COVID-19?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Video Claiming ‘Multiple Scientific Studies’ Show Masks Don’t Work Uses Old Data, Ignores Current Science On COVID-19

Claim via Social Media: An article shared on Facebook claims that top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci resigned from the White House coronavirus task force on July 13.

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: DID ANTHONY FAUCI RESIGN FROM THE WHITE HOUSE CORONAVIRUS TASK FORCE ON JULY 13?

(International: India) Claim: Picture shows Rahul Gandhi watching an image of a woman in a bikini on his phone

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience

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By Media Bias Fact Check

Media Bias Fact Check was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave was a Communications major in college and over the years has focused on personal research in media bias and the role of media in politics. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence based reporting.

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