"The number of COVID-19 deaths recorded so far in 2021 has surpassed the total for 2020."
In a recent Fox News appearance, Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway claimed that in his criticism of election conspiracy theories Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) “said the 2020 election had no problems whatsoever.”The Federalist @F
“In the 2020 election, President Trump voted from behind the desk in the White House in Florida.”
Did Wisconsin have an active voter turnout of 93.7% in 2020? No, that's not true. Wisconsin allows same-day registration and therefore calculates the voter turnout with the number of actual voters as a percentage of the voting-age populat
ITV News has reported that around 40 staff, including the Prime Minister, allegedly gathered for a drinks party in the garden of 10 Downing Street on the evening of 20 May 2020. The report includes an email allegedly sent by the Prime Minister’s
“Jan. 6 was NOT an insurrection…but Nov. 4 at 3 a.m. was!”
The rate of serious crimes across India saw a decline in 2020 and not just in Uttar Pradesh. The COVID-19 restrictions may have played a part in it.
Did Air Force Col. Joe Jackson die in 2020 with his death ignored by the public and media? No, that's not true: He died on January 12, 2019, according to multiple sources including the obituary from Jackson's hometown newspaper, The Washi
The Amazon listing for the book has now been removed. The content of the text is not legitimate.
REVIEW A 19 March 2020 Facebook Live conversation between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Anthony Fauci, the director for the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, was recently used to spread misinformation about the COVID-19 v
A look back at PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year, 2009 to 2020
Did 67 children ages 5-14 die from COVID-19 in 2020? Yes (68, to be precise), but this chart comparing that to the much higher death tolls from traffic accidents, fires and other causes obscures the risk posed by children's infections, wh
“The military’s actually been in charge since November 3rd.”
A look back at PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year, 2009 to 2020
Did Mike Lindell tell former President Donald Trump the truth when he said Trump won 80 million votes in the 2020 election, that no judge ever ruled on the meat of Trump's challenges to the election outcome and that hundreds of thousands
Did Georgia election officials fall short of producing all the 2020 election ballot images required by law? Yes, that's true: A top Georgia election official says not all the scans of original ballots were transferred into the election ma
A full year after the 2020 election, bogus claims of widespread fraud persisted.
The figures from the American Gaming Association, the casino industry's national trade group, show U.S. casinos are poised to have their best year ever in 2021.
A screenshot of a tweet posted on Facebook claims: “The taxpayers contribute about £4m to subsidise food drink [sic] in the Houses of Parliament. I don’t understand why MPs with a basic salary of £79,468 can’t afford to pa
Election officials told a congressional committee they've received graphic threats to their safety since the 2020 election and warned that pressure on election workers is a threat to democracy.
Did Wisconsin have 89% reported turnout in the 2020 election? No, that's not true: Wisconsin allows same-day voter registration. The claim used incorrect math to calculate the percentage based on the number of registered voters at the beg
Meme: "Don't blame me when you voted for this. Cause I voted for this."
Some supporters of a GOP-led review of ballots cast in the 2020 presidential election in Arizona’s Maricopa County have engaged in wishful thinking that the process would lead to decertification of the election results. The idea is nothing but a fant
Does a photo purportedly comparing pinewood from the early 1970s to pinewood from the early 2020s accurately describe genetically modified structural lumber used in 2021 versus wood from the 1970s? No, that's not true: These claims were m
The Alien Life Form known as Gordon Shumway is not a prognosticator.
In total, 48 children have died of COVID-19 in the U.K. Of those children, 9 had no pre-existing conditions or comorbidities.
Has an Arizona Republican's door-knocking campaign and back-of-the-envelope estimate proved there were "173,104 lost votes and 96,389 ghost votes" in Maricopa County's 2020 election? No, that's not true: Even if every person answering eve
A post published on Facebook by student political organisation Turning Point UK (TPUK) claims that one million “legal migrants” came to Britain in the years 2020 and 2021, and raises concerns about pressures on housing, education and health
Fewer than one-third of voters casting ballots in last year’s U.S. presidential election did so at a polling place on Election Day as the coronavirus pandemic led states to greatly expand mail-in balloting and early voting, according to a federal rep
Did a set of computer backups released at Mike Lindell's Cyber Symposium prove Dominion Voting Systems erased "election logs" from Mesa County, Colorado, voting machines after the 2020 election? No, that's not true: Independent cybersecur
Does a blurry video posted to Mike Lindell's Frankspeech.com show internally consistent evidence of election fraud? No, that's not true: the (clearer) screenshot that serves as the thumbnail image for the video shows identical data for Pe
Neither Bill Gates nor any pharmaceutical company is using ID2020 to microchip the world to bring about a global surveillance state.
President Joe Biden's victory was certified by the Electoral College. There was no evidence of voter fraud.
No national anthems were harmed in the making of this protest.
News outlets in the summer of 2021 made a remarkable assertion about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on American public health.
You don't have to give up sex to help save the environment.
This claim misrepresents a normal feature of elections - some early ballots are not returned by post because people choose to vote in person instead.
A post on Facebook which has been shared over 50,000 times claims UEFA officials have noticed that an Italian player in the Euro 2020 final against England received a yellow card in the quarter-final and therefore shouldn’t have been playing. It
A video posted to Facebook, viewed thousands of times, claims to show English and Italian fans clashing after the Euro 2020 final on Sunday 11 July. The short clip does appear to come from the Euro 2020 final, as a steward can be seen wearing a &
Italy won the European Championship for the second time by beating England 3-2 on penalties on Sunday.