mm hmm. It’s campaign season, which means claims from both major political parties need serious fact checking democrats are now accusing republicans of wanting to end Social Security. Medicare and Medicaid plan from rick scott of florida who is leading Republican election efforts in the Senate. This cycle does call for sunsetting all federal legislation in five years unless it’s renewed Social Security and the other benefits are federal programs and democrats pounced the implications of that are shocking. I mean, that would mean an end to Medicare and Social Security and and the Medicaid which provides health care coverage for 86 million americans, including our seniors in nursing homes. But our partners at fact check dot org found scott then said he does not want to end those programs. And it’s not true for democrats to say all republicans want to. It’s *** claim too far now to the republicans. During the National and state Teachers of the Year’s ceremony at the White House President joe biden said, this is not somebody else’s Children. They’re like yours when they’re in the classroom fact check dot org found the Republican Party promptly misquoted the president in *** tweet leaving out the word like that gives his statement. Its meaning. The conservative publication National review also misquoted biden with the headline quote, biden claims school Children don’t belong to parents when they’re in the classroom. But fact check dot org Check the transcript, biden. Never said Children don’t belong to parents. *** new Republican aligned film debuting this weekend is also on shaky ground. The movie called 2000 mules makes *** startling claim That cell phone geolocation data suggests Democrats paid 2000 people to illegally collect and drop off ballots in Arizona Georgia, michigan pennsylvania and Wisconsin during the 2020 election. The film calls these ballot mules, but an Associated Press fact check found the cell location data doesn’t prove anything, leaving gaping holes in the theory, experts told the Ap. The data can only reliably track *** smartphone to within *** few meters, not enough to know whether someone actually dropped *** ballot into the dropbox or simply walked or drove on by. And those are the facts. In Washington. I’m chief national investigative correspondent Mark Albert.
It’s campaign season, which means claims from both major political parties need fact-checking.Hearst Television’s Chief National Investigative Correspondent Mark Albert examines claims in partnership with FactCheck.org in the video above.
It’s campaign season, which means claims from both major political parties need fact-checking.
Hearst Television’s Chief National Investigative Correspondent Mark Albert examines claims in partnership with FactCheck.org in the video above.