Collected Fact Checks on January 10, 2024 at 13:33:43

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Kimmel Not Named in Unsealed Epstein Documents

Published 01/05/2024 23:34
Court documents that include names of people associated with accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein are being unsealed, but late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has not been implicated. The suggestion that Kimmel would be among the names came from football player Aaron Rodgers, who had no evidence to support the claim.

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Debunking Bogus Claim of ‘Bipartisan’ Support for Mayorkas Impeachment Hearings

Published 01/05/2024 22:19
Legislators often tout support for some piece of legislation as bipartisan, even if only a few members from the opposing party back it. But in an announcement about committee hearings to investigate the possible impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, one Republican is taking claims of bipartisanship to absurd new lengths.

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Posts Make Baseless Claim About Deadly Iowa School Shooting

Published 01/05/2024 21:20
A sixth-grade student was killed, five people were injured and the 17-year-old gunman took his own life during a school shooting in Perry, Iowa, on Jan. 4. Social media posts baselessly labeled the incident a “false flag” event timed to draw attention away from the release of documents related to sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s associates.

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Americans for Prosperity

Published 01/04/2024 23:19
A conservative nonprofit, along with a related foundation and hybrid PAC, heavily financed by Koch Industries.

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Fact checks from Lead Stories – 15 new posts

Fact Check: FedEx Is NOT Selling Pallets Of Packages

Published 01/08/2024 21:22
Is FedEx getting rid of all unclaimed packages after New Year’s Eve by sending Facebook users a shipping pallet of packages if they answer four questions? No, that’s not true: Lead Stories received a statement from a FedEx representative who…

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Fact checks from PolitiFact – Rulings and Stories – 20 new posts

Fact checks from Reuters – 20 new posts

Fact Check: No evidence Rep. Adam Schiff visited Epstein’s island

Published 01/10/2024 17:59
Unsealed court documents released in January 2024 relating to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and 2019 flight logs from his private jet do not mention that U.S. Representative Adam Schiff ever traveled to Epstein’s private island, contrary to claims shared online.

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Fact Check: No arrest of second Colorado Justice for disqualifying Trump

Published 01/10/2024 12:39
Colorado Supreme Court Justice William W. Hood III was not a “second judge” arrested by the U.S. military as claimed in social media posts sharing a false headline alluding to Colorado’s disqualification of former U.S. President Donald Trump from the state’s 2024 presidential primary ballot.

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Fact Check: No evidence Epstein document mentions Jimmy Kimmel

Published 01/05/2024 22:01
A set of legal documents from a civil lawsuit related to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, which were released on Jan. 3, contains no mention of comedian Jimmy Kimmel, contrary to online posts sharing an image of a purported excerpt referencing Kimmel.

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Fact checks from USA Today – 28 new posts