A video by MAGA Inc., a pro-Trump political action committee, used clips of Gov. Ron DeSantis supporting lockdowns, vaccinations and CDC guidance. It omits that many of these statements were early in the pandemic.
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PolitiFact→ As Ron DeSantis kicks off his presidential bid, how has Florida fared economically on his watch?
In key economic measures including employment and gross domestic product, Florida’s economy has thrived under Gov. Ron DeSantis. Here’s our analysis in nine charts.
Washington Post→ Tim Scott hypes ‘terrorist watch list’ border crossings
The GOP presidential hopeful used Homeland Security data to suggest a flood of would-be terrorists crossing from Mexico -- but most the encounters were on the border with Canada.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: ‘Watch The Water 2’ Does NOT Prove COVID-19 MRNA Vaccines Come From Snake Venom, Do NOT Cause Humans To Produce Venom In Bodies
Do COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and treatments for the virus come from snake venom and do the vaccines then cause humans to produce venom in their bodies? In addition, is nicotine the "perfect antidote" for COVID, making the vaccines unnecessar
PolitiFact→ As Joe Biden announces his reelection bid, how has the economy fared on his watch?
As Biden announces his reelection bid, he can point to some clear economic successes, and some important weaknesses. Here’s a look at 14 economic metrics.
AllSides→ Misinformation Watch: Is the Government Coming for Your Gas Stove?
The Dispatch→ Making Money, Not Watches
(Oyster Perpetual Day-Date, 36mm, Everose gold ©Rolex/Ulysse Fréchelin.)Rolex’s new designs show how the company is more interested in creating online clout and scarcity than watches.Continue reading Making Money, Not Watches »
PolitiFact→ DeSantis Watch – Rep. Ron DeSantis backed raising Social Security and Medicare age; Gov. DeSantis has different tack
"Ron DeSantis wants to raise the retirement age to 70."
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Fire Safety Watchdog Estimates 2,600-3,100 Industrial Fires Annually In U.S.
Was there an uptick in industrial fires in the U.S. in early 2023, indicating that the country is "under attack"? No, that's not true: Annually, there are between 2,600 and 3,100 structure fires in industrial properties in the U.S., accor
PolitiFact→ DeSantis Watch – In the House, Ron DeSantis voted to rein in Medicare spending. Is that a cut?
"Ron DeSantis voted to cut $473 billion from Medicare."
Poynter→ How to watch the 2023 State of the Union, what Biden will talk about and who’s responding
President Joe Biden will speak to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night for his second State of the Union address, updating the public on his actions as head […] The post How to watch the 2023 State of the Union, what Biden will talk about
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden's 2023 State of the Union: How to watch, what he'll talk about, who's responding
PolitiFact is live fact-checking the State of the Union. Here’s how to watch, where Biden stands with his promises, and more:
Truth or Fiction?→ After Fred la Marmotte’s Death, Winter-Watching Animals are Divided
The announcement that the groundhog Fred la Marmotte had died, on the day residents in a Quebec town were set to mark his winter prediction, touched off not just a somber Groundhog Day for his constituents but a split between his colleagues. Canadian m
PolitiFact→ Ad Watch: The context of Herschel Walker’s comments about vampires, a bull, China’s air
A Raphael Warnock ad highlights Herschel Walker campaign comments about vampires, a bull and China’s air. Here’s the context.
AllSides→ Ballot Processing Continues in Closely Watched States Amid Unfounded Claims of Fraud
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Arizona ‘Poll Watcher’ Did NOT Have Access To Voter Check-In Data — 200 Extra People Did NOT Cast Ballots
Did a Republican poll watcher in Arizona have access to voter check-in information where she claims to have seen evidence that 200 extra ballots were counted? No, that's not true: The Maricopa County Elections Department told Lead Stories
FactCheck.org→ Ballot Processing Continues in Closely Watched States Amid Unfounded Claims of Fraud
Quick Take Close Senate races are underway in some states that have different laws regarding ballot deadlines and tabulation. But some high-profile Republicans — including former President Donald Trump — have suggested, without any evidence
Poynter→ Elon Musk keeps Birdwatch alive — under a new name
After tech billionaire Elon Musk bought Twitter, some thought Birdwatch was bound for extinction. However, despite being a frequent target of citizen fact-checkers — and sharing falsehoods himself — Musk […] The post Elon Musk keeps Birdwatch
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘Victory for the Voters’: Arizona Ballot ‘Watchers’ Ordered to Stay Away from Drop Boxes
The right-wing, conspiracist-minded group that bragged about staking out election drop boxes in Arizona was ordered by a federal judge to stay at least 75 feet away from them, and forbidden from speaking to voters unless spoken to first. Judge Michael
PolitiFact→ Ad Watch: Do ‘MAGA Republicans want women arrested for abortion'? A few do, but not all
An ad depicting police handcuffing a woman inside her home claims that “MAGA Republicans” want women arrested for having abortions. GOP lawmakers in some states have proposed bills that would criminally punish women for having abortions.
Truth or Fiction?→ As Voter Intimidation Efforts Ramp Up, a 2016 ‘Poll Watcher’ Meme Recirculates
On October 24 2022, a popular Imgur repost addressed voter intimidation, presented in a broader context of “poll watchers” leading up to the U.S. midterm election: Reposting ICYMI: Voting info. ‘Voting is Your Right as a Citizen
Truth or Fiction?→ Arizona Alerts DOJ After Complaints About Right-Wing Ballot ‘Watchers’
As election deniers and conspiracy theorists appeared to set their sights on Arizona (among other states), both state and federal officials have been alerted regarding possible voter intimidation in Phoenix in October 2022. According to KNXV-TV reporte
Full Fact→ Retained EU Law Bill won’t end the right to watch the Olympics for free
In PMQs, Labour MP Stella Creasy claimed the Retained EU Law Bill would ‘abolish’ the right to watch the Olympics for free. This isn’t correct.
Snopes→ Did 79 Die in a Bridge Collapse While Watching a Clown’s Stunt?
"It was just a mad publicity stunt, but as the clown and his geese paddled downstream, the supports of a suspension bridge buckled."
Full Fact→ Did several billion people watch the Queen’s funeral?
Various claims about worldwide TV viewing figures have been reported, but they don’t appear to have been clearly evidenced.
Snopes→ Keep Watch For These Internet Rumors about ‘Banned’ Books in Schools or Libraries
It's a trend with which the Snopes newsroom has become very familiar: memes listing supposedly "banned" books in public school or libraries.
Snopes→ Irish Watchdog Fines Instagram 405M Euros in Teen Data Case
An investigation found the social media platform mishandled teenagers' personal information in violation of strict European Union data privacy rules.
Logically→ Net Zero Watch claims that a research paper suggests sea ice plays a greater role in the carbon dioxide cycle than biology.
Sea ice potentially has a greater correlation to the carbon dioxide cycle, but only when specifically compared to certain aspects like vegetation.
PolitiFact→ Ad Watch: Florida GOP misleads on Crist’s stance on ‘defund the police,’ IRS
Florida's Democratic gubernatorial nominee Charlie Crist does not support defunding the police, contrary to an ad from the state's GOP. The spot also misrepresents the funding the IRS will receive from Congress and its intended use.
PolitiFact→ Ad Watch: Nikki Fried's ad bashes Charlie Crist's Republican past
Nikki Fried's criticism of Charlie Crist, her opponent in Florida's Democratic primary, isn't "something new." But her remarks about Crist's past as a Republican hold some truth.
Snopes→ What to Watch in Primaries in Arizona, Michigan, Elsewhere
In Michigan, a crowded field of Republican gubernatorial candidates includes a man charged in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – No, watching 30 minutes of Netflix does not release the same amount of CO2 as driving four miles
"The emissions generated by watching 30 minutes of Netflix is the same as driving almost 4 miles.”
PolitiFact→ Ad Watch: Masters’ video game style immigration ad blurs the facts
High production values, misleading immigration stats. Republican AZSEN race ad from Blake Masters brings a video game look to border crossings issue.
Snopes→ Watchdog Says Secret Service Deleted Jan. 6 Text Messages
Secret Service agents deleted text messages sent and received around the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol even after an inspector general requested them as part of an investigation into the insurrection.
Snopes→ IRS Asks Treasury Watchdog to Probe Comey, McCabe Tax Audits
The IRS commissioner has asked the Treasury Department’s internal watchdog to immediately review the circumstances surrounding intensive tax audits that targeted ex-FBI Director James Comey and former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.
PolitiFact→ Ad Watch: Val Demings’ ad attacks Rubio on abortion
Marco Rubio’s history against abortion is well-documented, so the Val Demings campaign attacked his record on multiple fronts in a TV ad. We checked each claim for accuracy and found the ad is mostly on point.
Full Fact→ Argentina is not giving all its citizens a 40-day public holiday so they can watch the World Cup
Claims that the entire nation of Argentina will begin a 40-day public holiday in November so citizens can watch the World Cup are untrue.
Poynter→ As America watched Jan. 6 hearing, Fox viewers heard Tucker Carlson’s alternate reality
Fox News host Tucker Carlson didn’t just ignore the first prime-time House hearing dedicated to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. He spent the show rehashing many […] The post As America watched Jan. 6 hearing, Fox viewers heard Tuc
PolitiFact→ As America watched Jan. 6 hearing, Fox viewers heard Tucker Carlson’s alternate reality
As the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection held its first primetime hearing, Fox News host Tucker Carlson ran a nonstop segment rehashing many of the same falsehoods about the U.S. Capitol attack he has promoted for months.
PolitiFact→ House hearings about the Jan. 6 insurrection begin this week. Here's what to watch
Hearings for the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection start this week. Here’s what we expect, but surprises are promised