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 Tucker Carlson: “There’s no evidence that white supremacists were responsible for what happened on Jan. 6. That’s a lie.”
PolitiFact rating: False (court documents, public records and documentary evidence have shown that several people with known ties to white supremacist groups were involved in the attack)
Tucker Carlson’s false claim downplaying role of white supremacists at Capitol riot
|Claim via Social Media: Goldman Sachs, where Heidi Cruz is managing director, oversees Texas utilities
USA Today rating: Mostly False (Cruz works for Goldman Sachs, but Goldman does not hold any Texas Utilities)
Fact check: Heidi Cruz is an exec at Goldman Sachs, but the company doesn’t oversee Texas utilities
|Claim by Joe Biden (D): “An analysis by the Wall Street firm Moody’s estimates that if we pass my American Rescue Plan, the economy will create 7 million jobs this year.”
FactCheck.org rating: Mostly False (3.5 million would have been created anyway)
|Claim via Social Media: U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order giving China access to or control over the U.S. power grid system, causing the Texas power outage of February 2021.
Snopes.com rating: False (Nope)
|Claim by Eric Nepute: Face masks have been proven “unsafe” and “ineffective,” and cause “facial deformities.”
FactCheck.org rating: False (baseless pseudoscience)
|(International: Romania) Claim: Claim by Viral image: the image shows a large crowd protesting against COVID-19 restrictions in Romania
Check Your Fact rating: False
FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show A Protest Against COVID-19 Restrictions In Romania?
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