© ShahBlogger. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, former biotech government Vivek Ramaswamy and U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) pose collectively on the third Republican candidates’ debate of th

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(ShahBlogger) – 5 Republican hopefuls took to the stage in Miami on Wednesday for the get together’s third 2024 presidential debate, every searching for a breakout second with voters. Frontrunner Donald Trump skipped the occasion.

Candidates Ron DeSantis, Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy, Tim Scott and Chris Christie took questions from NBC Information moderators. The election is on Nov. 5, 2024. Incumbent President Joe Biden has mentioned he’ll search the Democratic nomination.

ShahBlogger Truth Test examined 5 statements made through the debate:


“I despatched planes over to Israel and I introduced again over 700 folks to security.” – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (timestamp: 08:13pm ET)


That is largely true because the variety of evacuees is no less than near 700. On Oct. 12, 5 days after gunmen of the Palestinian Islamist motion Hamas launched an assault on Israel, DeSantis signed an government order enabling his state to offer transportation to evacuate Floridians in Israel.

In keeping with an Oct. 24 assertion by the governor’s workplace, practically 700 folks had been introduced again to Florida on 4 flights between Oct. 15 and Oct. 23. The assertion particulars the arrivals of 678 folks in Tampa and mentions “a flight of seven passengers to Orlando on October 15 and different particular person business flights.”

Media shops together with CBS Miami and WFLA reported DeSantis greeted one of many flights at Tampa Worldwide Airport on Oct. 15.


When speaking about antisemitism on faculty campuses, DeSantis mentioned, “and what’s Biden doing? Not solely is he not serving to the Jewish college students who’re being persecuted, he’s launching an initiative to fight so known as Islamophobia.” (Timestamp: 08:28pm ET)


This assertion is lacking context.

It’s true that the Biden administration is growing a nationwide technique to counter Islamophobia after going through criticism from Muslim Individuals for his assist of Israel’s army offensive on Gaza.

The administration, nonetheless, additionally mentioned it has taken motion towards defending Jewish college students.

Throughout an Oct. 30 press briefing, following studies of antisemitic threats at Cornell College, White Home press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre mentioned the Division of Homeland Safety and the Division of Justice “have taken steps to make sure campus regulation enforcement is included in engagements with state and native regulation enforcement and have taken quite a few steps to offer outreach and assist on to campuses.”

Throughout the identical convention, Jean-Pierre mentioned the Division of Schooling was additionally working to speed up the processing of complaints filed beneath the 1964 Civil Rights Act for many who face discrimination together with each antisemitism and Islamophobia.

The Biden administration had a Nationwide Technique to Counter Antisemitism in place earlier than the Israel-Hamas conflict broke out in October.


“We’re essentially the most ethnically various state on this nation.” – Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie when talking in regards to the state following 9/11 (timestamp: 8:29pm ET)


False. New Jersey will not be essentially the most ethnically various state. The U.S. Census Bureau’s examination of the U.S. inhabitants’s racial and ethnic range printed in Might 2023 is predicated on information from the 2020 census and was used to calculate a Range Index. The index signifies how seemingly two randomly chosen people are to be from completely different race or ethnicity teams and it calculates these odds for the U.S. general at 61.1%.

The evaluation confirmed that New Jersey had an index of 55.0 to 64.9 for the grownup inhabitants (see Range Index by State by Voting Age, Determine 1). For the inhabitants beneath the age of 18, New Jersey had the next index, at 71.2, which was nonetheless beneath Hawaii’s 78.3 Range Index, Maryland’s 72.9 and Alaska’s 72.1 for a similar age group (see Determine 2).

Different rankings of essentially the most racially and ethnically various states within the U.S. additionally don’t present New Jersey within the prime three states.

Christie’s assertion was made throughout a remark in regards to the interval after the Sept. 11, 2001, assaults. Based mostly on analyses that embrace that interval, New Jersey additionally was not essentially the most various U.S. state at the moment.


“Do you need to use U.S. taxpayer cash to fund the banning of Christians? That’s truly what’s occurring. They’re utilizing the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. They’ve banned them. The Ukrainian parliament simply did this final week, supported by our bucks.” – Vivek Ramaswamy (timestamp: 8:37pm ET)


That is lacking context. The Ukrainian parliament has but to impose a ban on the actions of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC), though a authorized effort is beneath manner. Most Christians in Ukraine are a part of a unique orthodox church known as the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU).

A draft regulation registered within the Ukrainian parliament on Oct. 9 would permit a ban on the actions of the minority UOC, which Kyiv has accused of collaborating with Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. The church later mentioned it severed ties with the Russian Orthodox Church and is the sufferer of a political witch hunt, ShahBlogger reported.

The Ukrainian parliament on Oct. 19 voted to assist the invoice in its first studying. It must be backed in a second studying and accredited by the president to enter pressure.


“I might not permit states like California, Illinois or New York to have abortion up till the day of delivery. I actually wouldn’t permit for governors, a former governor – Democratic governor of Virginia, who talked about infanticide.” – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (timestamp: 9:42pm ET)


That is lacking context. The states of California, New York and Illinois permit abortions till fetal viability (typically reached at 24-28 weeks). These states have laws permitting abortion after fetal viability if the pregnant individual’s life or well being is threatened.

ShahBlogger addressed an identical declare made by Scott on the first GOP main debate about the identical three states.

About 1% of abortions nationwide are later in being pregnant (after 21 weeks) in accordance with the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (see “Weeks of Gestation and Methodology Kind”).

The point out of infanticide and Virginia is probably going a reference to feedback made by then-Governor Ralph Northam a few invoice to ease sure restrictions on abortions in 2019 and had been misrepresented as an endorsement of infanticide. The invoice didn’t cross.

A spokesperson for Northam later informed Vox that he was not referring to infanticide, however the “tragic and very uncommon case through which a girl with a nonviable being pregnant or extreme fetal abnormalities went into labor.”

ShahBlogger additionally addressed an identical declare about Northam’s feedback made by former U.S. President Donald Trump throughout a televised CNN city corridor in Might.

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