FACT CHECK: 4 Claims From The Fifth Democratic Debate

Aislinn Murphy | Fact Check Reporter

MSNBC and The Washington Post jointly held the fifth Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle Nov. 20 in Atlanta. Millions of viewers tuned in to watch the candidates discuss a number of topics, including paid maternity leave and health care.

10 candidates made the cut for the debate: former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, California Sen. Kamala Harris, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, billionaire Tom Steyer and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Tune in to the video below for our checks on four of their claims.

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