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

Fact Checker bias rating Codes: Red = Right-Leaning, Green = Least Biased, Blue = Left-Leaning, Black = Unrated by MBFC

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Claim via Social Media: Donald Trump Jr. tweeted, “While my Father loves almost all his supporters, please do not come to Mar-a-Lago to support President Trump. We have many important people coming through the club and need to keep it clean.”

FactCheck.org rating: False (Nope. Shared from a satire site by the gullible.)

Kathy Griffin Shares Satirical Trump Tweet, But Not Everyone Is in on the Joke

BLATANT
LIE
Claim via Social Media: Rayla Campbell Was Arrested For Owning “Gender Queer” Book

Newsweek rating: False (Rayla Campbell (A right-wing cancel culture advocate) was not arrested or detained, and the claim was dismissed as untrue by the police department where her alleged detainment was said to have taken place.)

Fact Check: Was GOP Candidate Detained for Reporting ‘Gender Queer’ Book?

FALSE Claim by Joe Biden (D): “Investments in the CHIPS and Science Law will create more than 1 million construction jobs alone over the next 6 years building semiconductor factories in America.”

The Washington Post rating: Four Pinocchios (A report by a CHIPS advocacy group estimates that about 56,000 direct jobs within the construction sphere would be created, with a total of nearly 120,000 through indirect and induced effects.)

Biden’s bogus boast of 1 million ‘construction jobs’

Joe Biden Rating

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LIE
Claim via Social Media: “Send your postcards to 5 key states to decertify fraud” in the 2020 election.

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire (no such decertification process exists, and there’s no evidence of widespread fraud.)

No, sending postcards to states will not lead to decertification of 2020 ballots

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Claim by newspunch.com: WEF Announce Recruitment of ‘Information Warriors’ To Control the Narrative on Social Media

Lead Stories rating: False (They made it up based on a UN initiative called “Verified,” which was launched in May 2020 in an effort to fight misinformation around COVID-19.)

Fact Check: WEF Did NOT Announce Recruitment Of ‘Information Warriors’ To Control Narrative On Social Media

Newspunch rating

FALSE (International: Russia): Claim by RT (Russia Today): “The fall of ‘Saint Javelin’: Why the Javelin has proven ineffective in Ukraine.”

POLYGRAPH.info rating: False

Russian Media Fabricate ‘Leak’ From U.S. Defense Contractor to Tarnish ‘Saint Javelin’

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