VERA FILES FACT CHECK YEARENDER: Biggest flip-flops of Marcos and his Cabinet in 2022

After Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. assumed the presidency on June 30, inconsistencies in the statements of top government officials have prevailed and confused the public.

VERA Files Fact Check tracked some of the notable conflicting statements by Marcos and members of his Cabinet following the May 2022 elections on a wide range of subjects – from foreign affairs to policies involving education and government assistance to the resignation of an executive secretary.

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(Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Find out more about this initiative and our methodology.)