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The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 12/29/2020

Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)

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

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “The votes in Dominion, they say, are counted in foreign countries.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Fact-checking Trump’s whopper-laden interview with Maria Bartiromo

Claim via Social Media: President Trump invoked the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 as he signed the Covid-19 Relief Bill, forcing Congress to rescind section 230, cut wasteful spending, and to add $2,000 stimulus checks.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: President Trump Invoking The Impoundment Control Act Does NOT Force Congress To Repeal Section 230, Cut Wasteful Spending, Add $2k Stimulus Checks

Claim via Social Media: A young whizkid […] invented a device that cuts 50% off an average home’s power bill

Climate Feedback rating: Inaccurate

Video advertising “Powersave” device is misleading and makes impossible home power savings claims

Claim by Viral image: the image shows former President Dwight Eisenhower’s antifa membership card

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Does This Image Show Dwight Eisenhower’s Antifa Membership Card?

Claim via Social Media: A photo shows suspected Nashville bomber Anthony Quinn Warner wearing a Trump 2020 hat.

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Photo Does NOT Show Suspected Nashville Bomber Anthony Quinn Warner Wearing A Trump 2020 Hat

(International: India) Claim: The viral image is of PM Narendra Modi visiting the church during Christmas.

The Logical Indian rating: False

Fact Check: Old Image Of PM Modi Shared With Claim Of Him Visiting Church During Christmas

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