January 16, 2021

FACT CHECK: Did NPR Publish A Headline About The Capitol Riot Before It Occurred?

An image shared on Facebook claims National Public Radio (NPR) published a headline about Trump supporters storming the U.S. Capitol before the incident occurred. Verdict: False While the article was originally published at 9:33 a.m., its headline did not mention rioters storming the Capitol before the incident took place. Archived versions of the article show…

Fact Check: Debra Messing, Democrats Falsely Accuse David Perdue of Flashing ‘White Power’ Sign

CLAIM: Hollywood star Debra Messing alleged in a tweet that incumbent Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) flashed a “white power” hand sign for the camera during an October rally in Georgia. VERDICT: False. The photo shows Sen. Perdue with two teenage Republican interns, each holding up three fingers. They were holding up three fingers because the…

FACT CHECK: Did CNN Publish Images Of The First UK COVID-19 Vaccine Recipient In October?

A post shared on Facebook claims images of the first person in the U.K. to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine outside a clinical trial were published by CNN in October. Verdict: False Images of the patient’s vaccination weren’t published before Dec. 8, a reverse image search shows. The claim appears to have stemmed from people…

FACT CHECK: Did Time Magazine Name China’s Xi Jinping As Person Of The Year Alongside Joe Biden And Kamala Harris?

An image shared on Facebook claims Time Magazine named Chinese President Xi Jinping as “Person of the Year” alongside President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Verdict: False The image has been doctored to include Xi. Time Magazine only named Biden and Harris as the outlet’s 2020 “Person of the Year.” Fact Check: Time…

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims To Show Nancy Pelosi Violating COVID-19 Safety Guidelines For Social Gatherings

An image shared on Facebook claims to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi violating coronavirus safety guidelines by attending a party and not wearing a mask. Verdict: False The image was taken in January 2020, over a week before the U.S. confirmed its first COVID-19 case. Fact Check: Under phase two coronavirus restrictions put in place…

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Tweet That He Is ‘Considering A Full Pardon’ For Bill Cosby?

An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows a tweet from President Donald Trump that states he is “considering a FULL PARDON” for actor Bill Cosby. Verdict: False There is no record of Trump sending or deleting the tweet. It appears to be fabricated. Fact Check: Multiple Facebook users have shared the image of the supposed…

FACT CHECK: Did Kelly Loeffler Wear A Wire During A Recent Debate?

Social media posts claim to show Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler wearing a wire during a recent debate with Democratic challenger Raphael Warnock. Kelly Loeffler is wearing a wire!!! pic.twitter.com/zn98HaUCq7 — Mystery Solvent (@MysterySolvent) December 7, 2020 Verdict: False The “wire” appears to be a strand of Loeffler’s hair. The Atlanta Press Club said neither candidate…

FACT CHECK: No, This Video Does Not Show Joe Biden Wearing An Ankle Monitor

A video shared on Facebook purportedly shows President-elect Joe Biden wearing an ankle monitor. Verdict: False The video shows Biden wearing a walking boot, not an ankle monitor, after suffering hairline fractures in his right foot. Fact Check: The caption of the video, which has been shared over 2,900 times, attempts to suggest that Biden…

FACT CHECK: Viral Video Falsely Claims To Show A Technician Manipulating Voting Data In Georgia

A video shared on Facebook allegedly shows a Dominion Voting Systems employee manipulating voting data in Georgia’s Gwinnett County. Screenshot/Facebook Verdict: False State and county officials in Georgia said the video shows a contractor using a USB drive to transfer a report from an Election Management Server to a county computer to read information. Dominion…

FACT CHECK: Was A Man In A Bear Costume Arrested For Tearing Up Black Friday Shoppers’ Tents?

An image shared on Facebook claims to show a man wearing a polar bear costume being arrested for tearing Black Friday shoppers’ tents apart. Verdict: False The image of the costumed man being arrested is actually from a 2014 climate protest in New York City. The claim appears to have originated on a satire website.…

FACT CHECK: Did Facebook Remove The Title ‘President-Elect’ From Joe Biden’s Page?

5:39 PM 11/25/2020Trevor Schakohl | Fact Check Reporter A post shared on Facebook claims Facebook changed President-elect Joe Biden’s page title from “President-elect” to “Politician.” Verdict: False Archived versions of Biden’s page show that Facebook has not changed his title designation. Page administrators choose such designations. Fact Check: The Nov. 22 post portrays the claim…

FACT CHECK: Did Tom Hanks Wear This Political T-Shirt?

An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows actor Tom Hanks wearing a t-shirt that expresses support for Black Lives Matter (BLM), LGBTQ rights and women’s rights, among other movements. Verdict: False The image has been digitally altered. In the original photo, Hanks wears a soccer jersey. Fact Check: The Facebook post that includes the altered image…

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Blame Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer For Contracting COVID-19?

An image shared on Facebook claims President Donald Trump blamed contracting COVID-19 on Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer. Verdict: False There is no evidence that Trump blamed Lizer for exposing him to COVID-19. The claim originates from a satirical article. Fact Check: Trump announced on Twitter early Friday morning that he and the first…

FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show A ‘Mega Rally’ For Donald Trump In DC?

An image shared on Facebook claims to show a Washington, D.C. rally for President Donald Trump. Verdict: False The image actually shows people gathered for the 2009 inauguration ceremony of former President Barack Obama. Fact Check: The internet has become replete with allegations of voter fraud taking place during the 2020 election. Supporters of Trump…

FACT CHECK: Have Multiple Allegations Against Kavanaugh Been Corroborated?

Senators and other people on Twitter said that multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, namely those from Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, have been corroborated. There are now multiple, corroborated allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, made under the penalty of perjury, all of which deserve a thorough investigation. — Chuck […]

Fact Check: Trump is Right About Puerto Rico, Critics Manipulating Hurricane Maria Death ‘Estimates’

Democrats and the media have been pounding President Donald Trump over the past few days, as Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas, over his alleged insensitivity to deaths in Puerto Rico last year from Hurricane Maria. On Thursday morning, President Trump pushed back on Twitter, alleging that Democrats had inflated the death toll “in order to make […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gets Epic FACT CHECK From The Washington Post.

Self-described “Democratic socialist” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been making the rounds on liberal media ever since her surprising win over top Democratic incumbent Joseph Crowley in New York’s 14th congressional district. Her statements have been repeatedly fact checked by right-leaning news outlets, but now the left-leaning Washington Post is following Politifact to debunk many of her […]

FACT CHECK: Did Obama Congratulate Putin On His Election Victory?

After controversially calling Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his recent election victory, President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that former President Barack Obama had also given Putin a congratulatory call. I called President Putin of Russia to congratulate him on his election victory (in past, Obama called him also). The Fake News Media […]

BOMBSHELL: Obama’s DOJ Forced Deletion Of 500,000 Fugitives From Gun Background Check System.

On Wednesday, acting FBI deputy director David Bowdich testified during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that former President Barack Obama’s Department of Justice forced the FBI to delete over 500,000 fugitives, who had outstanding arrest warrants, from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). “It’s my understanding that under federal law fugitives cannot legally […]

Obama DOJ Forced FBI To Delete 500,000 Fugitives From Background Check Database.

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department under Barack Obama directed the FBI to drop more than 500,000 names of fugitives with outstanding arrest warrants from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, acting FBI deputy director David Bowdich testified Wednesday. Fugitives from justice are barred from buying a firearm under federal law. But what is a […]

America First: Check Out How 11 Of The Country’s Biggest Companies Are Helping Workers After Trump’s Tax Cuts.

When Donald Trump took office, he promised he would “make America great again.” One of the ways he said he would achieve this was to bring companies back to the United States by implementing a competitive corporate tax rate. He made good on his promise when he signed his new tax plan, which dropped the […]

CHECK THIS OUT=> Yesterday’s GDP Reported by US BEA More Than One Point Below Predictions at 2.6% …Is BEA Deep State Too?

As we noted in December Barack Obama was arguably the worst economic President since 1949 and probably ever. Barack Obama was the only President to have not had even one year of 3% GDP growth. Here is the complete list of average annual real GDP growth by postwar president (in descending order): Johnson (1964-68), 5.3% […]

FACT CHECK: Do Drug Overdoses Kill More Americans Than ‘Gun Homicides And Motor Vehicles’?

President Donald Trump claimed that “more people are dying from overdoses today than from gun homicides and motor vehicles, combined” during a Thursday speech on the opioid epidemic. Verdict: True Deaths in the U.S. from drug overdose surpassed deaths from “gun homicides and motor vehicles, combined” in 2015. Although finalized overdose death data has not […]

Washington Post Fact Check Confirms: US 1 of Just 7 Countries to Allow Elective Abortion After 20 Weeks

The Washington Post Fact Checker tackled a claim Monday related to the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, finding the fact that the U.S. is just one of seven countries that permit elective abortion after 20 weeks “a bit surprising.” The verdict? Turns out it’s true. The claim […]

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Roll Back Birth Control Coverage For ‘62.4 MILLION Women’?

Pro-choice activist group NARAL claimed that the Trump Administration “just issued a rule rolling back birth control coverage for 62.4 MILLION women” in a Friday tweet. “Now your employer can refuse to cover it [birth control] for any reason they see fit,” an image attached to the tweet also claimed. Verdict: False NARAL’s claim that […]

Just How Leftist Are This Year’s Super Bowl Ads? Check These Out.

As Daily Wire’s John Nolte put it, “Super Bowl 51 completes the left’s hyper-politicization of absolutely everything.” Despite struggling to keep viewers amid changing viewing habits and the insufferable anti-American/anti-police National Anthem protests, the wizards of smart at the NFL decided to go all in on the politics this year. So the NFL invited outspoken leftist […]

Fact Check: Five Things to Know About Alicia Machado

In the late 1990s, as President Bill Clinton was about to face the biggest sex scandal of his political career over his affair with Monica Lewinsky, a beauty queen named Alicia Machado caused a major scandal by gaining a large amount of weight after winning the Miss Universe crown. Donald Trump had just taken over […]

Fact Check: Were Obama and Hillary Founders of ISIS? You Bet – AUDIO

Even the left-stream media is now acknowledging that Donald Trump “has a point” when he blasts Hilary and Obama for creating ISIS. “Hillary Clinton is vulnerable. ISIS did gain strength during her time as Secretary of State,” said ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz. Conservative talk show host Hugh Hewitt tried to give Mr. Trump an […]

Millennial Journalist Goes Off on Her Generation in Stinging Video Message. Check Out Why It’s Gone Mega-Viral.

Millennial journalist Alexis Boomer sat in her car, flipped on a camera and recorded a video message to her generation that’s absolutely scorched the Internet — it’s been viewed in excess of 33 million since its Friday Facebook posting and is still climbing fast. In the two-minute clip, Boomer gave her two cents on why […]

The Times’ Biased Fact Check of GOP Critique of Obamacare

Once again The New York Times is peddling its own false narrative about Obamacare’s success, this time aimed at the Republican candidates. But while Margot Sanger-Katz claims to fact check Donald Trump, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), it is her own reporting that needs an additional check. After all, why didn’t […]

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