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Posts Twist Facts on Democrats’ Names

Social media posts claim some well-known Democrats are “fraudulent and corrupt” for not using “their real names.” But in some cases, the posts refer to them by an incorrect name, a nickname, a middle name or a maiden name.

Trump’s and Miller’s Attacks on ‘The Squad’

President Donald Trump and his top immigration adviser continue to criticize four progressive Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad,” but some of their claims twist the women’s words.

Trump’s False Claims About Rep. Ilhan Omar

President Donald Trump accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of professing a “love” for al Qaeda and talking about “how great” and “how wonderful” al Qaeda is. That is false.

Fake Tweet Puts Words in Trump’s Mouth

A fake tweet circulating online purports to show a message from President Donald Trump threatening to deport Rep. Ilhan Omar for comments she made referring to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Doctored Quote Tied to Rep. Omar

A meme targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar uses an edited quote to cast doubt on her “allegiance” to the United States.

Meme Distorts Quran Verses

A viral meme has paired old misrepresentations of the Quran with a picture of Rep. Ilhan Omar.

Meme Misleads on Minnesota’s Somali Refugees

Facebook posts distort the number of Somali refugees who have resettled in Minnesota to advance an unsupported claim about a freshman congresswoman’s electoral victory.

Doctored Photo Targets New Congresswomen

Terrorist imagery and an “Impeach Trump” poster have been added to a photo of four newly elected congresswomen. The doctored image has been widely shared on Facebook.