Tag: Quote

Fake Mike Pence Abortion Quote

Q: Did Vice President Mike Pence say, “Allowing rape victims to have abortions will lead to women trying to get raped”? A: No. That fabricated quote comes from a made-up story published by a “hybrid news/satire” website. FULL ANSWER Vice…

Celebrity Quote Mismatch

Q: Did Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Rihanna say they feel “unsafe” under President Donald Trump, and “can’t even look at an American flag anymore”? A: No. Those are altered versions of statements made by singer Lana Del Ray. FULL…

A Fake Paul Ryan Quote

Q: Did House Speaker Paul Ryan say “22 million Americans choose to be poor, so it’s their own problem if they can’t afford to be healthy”? A: No. That fake quote comes from a satirical news story. FULL QUESTION Did…

A Fake Sean Spicer Quote

Q: Did White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer say President Donald Trump has the “legal ability and right to cancel and disband” the Supreme Court? A: No. That’s a made-up quote from a satirical story. FULL ANSWER Facebook users flagged a story…

A Bogus Kellyanne Conway Quote

Q: Did Kellyanne Conway say liberal women hate her because of her “striking beauty and intellect”? A: There’s no evidence she did. That claim comes from a website that warns readers to rely on its information “at your own risk.”…

Fake Spicer Quote About ‘Covfefe’

Q: Did White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer say that the president has the “legal right and power to decide how words in the English language are spelled”? A: No. That bogus quote comes from a “satirical” article about President…

A Fake Tom Price Quote

Q: Did Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price say “it’s better for our budget if cancer patients die more quickly”? A: No. That’s another made-up quote from a “news/satire” website. FULL QUESTION Did Tom Price state that cancer patients…

A Fake Mike Pence Quote

Q: Did Mike Pence call Michelle Obama “the most vulgar first lady we’ve ever had”? A: No. That is a made-up quote and story from a self-described “news/satire” website. FULL QUESTION Did Mike Pence call Michelle Obama “vulgar” for speaking…

Clinton Misrepresents Trump Quote

Hillary Clinton has turned a Democratic talking point into a TV ad that misrepresents a quote from Donald Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention. “Donald Trump says he alone can fix the problems we face,” the Democratic presidential nominee…