Questions tagged [fact-check-request]

For questions asking to confirm or disprove a factual claim made by a relevant political source. Not to be confused with the tag "fact-checking", which is for questions about the act of fact-checking itself.

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Does the PVV want to stop all support for Ukraine?

The Guardian: The European Greens said today that if VVD joins a coalition with Geert Wilders’ far-right PVV, it should be expelled from the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE). ...
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Did Israelis build bunkers and tunnels under al-Shifa hospital, and if so why?

Sky News: "We all know there are bunkers and tunnels because the Israelis built some of them when they were in control of the al Shifa hospital before 2005," he [Sky News military analyst ...
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Israeli disposition to a two-state solution

Until watching this interview with Dr. Mearsheimer, I was under the impressions the Israelis were favorable abut the two-state solution as long as they weren't being attacked from the Palestinian ...
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Did the U. S.–Mexico border wall actually need 3 weeks for completion?

Donald Trump mentioned to the audience last year at a rally I was in that the Mexican border wall needed 3 weeks for completion, but is there any proof of this? See the C-SPAN video at 11:30 to 11:50. ...
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Fact-check: Has the US increased imports of Russian oil?

There have been reports that the US has increased imports of Russian oil over the past week: US ramps up oil imports from Russia, pursues own interests at expense of European allies amid Ukraine ...
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Is there any truth to Russia's claim at the United Nations that there have been food embargos against the Donbass by Ukraine?

For eight years, the people of the Donbas region have been subject to economic, transport and food embargos, the elderly and children were forced to hide from shelling and tens of thousands of ...
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Putin orders troops to eastern Ukraine? [closed]

NBC says: Putin orders troops to eastern Ukraine, drawing condemnation at emergency U.N. meeting, but I don't see how they got the information. Swissinfo says: Russian military will only enter Ukraine'...
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Connection Between American Energy Policy and Russian Foreign Policy

As quoted in this article, in a Fox and Friends interview, Representative Michael Waltz of Florida claimed that Biden’s failed energy policies are directly leading to instability around the world. ...
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Did California in 1967 prohibit open carry to discriminate against blacks, unlike Michigan that still allows it in 2020? [closed]

I'm British, and was befuddled to see this picture on r/oddlyterrifying of lockdown protestors carrying guns right up to the Michigan's Governor office door. I then found this combined picture on r/...
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Are the "security concerns" for the State of the Union legitimate?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has written President Trump to suggest that he postpone his State of the Union address, citing her “security concerns” over the ability of the Secret Service and Department ...
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Is Seymour Hersh's account of the killing of Osama bin Laden credible?

In an article in the London Review of Books dated May 21, 2015, the American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh claims the official account of how Osama bin Laden (founder of al-Qaeda, which ...
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