Did Joe Biden authorize the FBI raid against Donald Trump

Claim: Former President Donald Trump has accused President Joe Biden of sending the FBI to raid Trump’s home in Mar-a-Lago.
Rating: This claim is FALSE. Biden has denied knowing about the FBI investigation of Trump. In addition, the FBI is led by Trump appointee Christopher Wray. Trump’s claim is to distract from him knowingly having classified documents in his possession at Mar-a-Lago, and refusing to return them to the federal government when requested. Those actions are a federal crime, according to several former Trump allies. 

Are hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin effective in treating COVID-19? 

Claim: Former president Donald Trump has claimed that the drugs hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin are possible treatments for COVID-19. 
Rating: This claim is FALSE. Numerous health organizations — such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institute of Health, and the World Health Organization — say that hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin should not be used to treat COVID-19. Multiple medical studies have also shown that hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin is not effective in treating COVID-19.

Did Trump incite the violence at the Capitol?

Claim: Donald Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives for “incitement of insurrection,” which led to the Jan. 6 armed mob at the U.S. Capitol.
Rating: This claim is TRUE. Though Trump never explicitly encouraged violence, he has been claiming without evidence that the 2020 Election was stolen from him. According to the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, these claims of voter fraud have led to an increase in “domestic violence extremists.”

Was Antifa responsible for the riots at the U.S. Capitol?

Claim: On Jan. 6, a crowd waving Trump flags illegally stormed the U.S. Capitol building, to pressure Congress to choose Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. A number of Congressmen have said that it was Antifa, a far-left ideology, and not MAGA that was responsible for the riots.
Rating: This claim is FALSE. While there are ongoing federal investigations into the individuals who participated in the attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol, the FBI said there has been no evidence that Antifa was involved. In addition, numerous eye-witness sources from both liberal and conservative outlets identified the rioters as Trump supporters.

Was there voter fraud in the 2020 Election?

Claim: Joe Biden has been named the President-Elect of the United States, but President Donald Trump has refused to concede the election, saying Biden’s win was a result of widespread voter fraud.
Rating: This claim is FALSE. Election officials in all 50 states, as well as the Department of Homeland Security, have called the 2020 Election “the most secure in American history.” Furthermore, the state of Texas filed a lawsuit contesting the results of the election, but the Supreme Court refused to hear the case. On Dec. 14, the Electoral College affirmed Biden’s win, officially making him the winner of the 2020 Election.

Has Trump made money from China during his presidency?

Claim: A recent New York Times article came out saying that President Donald Trump has a secret bank account in China. During the third presidential debate, former vice president Joe Biden said Trump has made money from China.
Rating: This claim is MOSTLY TRUE. Since 2017, the Trump Organization has earned almost $5.4 million by renting to a bank owned by China. In addition, since Trump became president, the Trump Organization has received 38 trademarks in China, to place the Trump name on golf clubs, child-care centers, and nursing homes.

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