Fact-checkers say a screenshot shared on social media of a statement by Donald Trump on the shooting incident involving Alec Baldwin is fabricated. The image has been altered and there is no record of the statement being made publicly by Trump.
A fabricated screenshot that claims to show a statement made by former U.S. president Donald Trump about the actor Alec Baldwin has been circulating online.
Donald Trump statement on Alec Baldwin is fabricated. No record of the statement can be seen on his official website. A web archived version of his website for October 28 does not include a similar statement regarding Baldwin.
What people are saying?
Earl Fando How desperate does someone have to be to make up stuff about Trump, rather than wait a few hours for him to say something outrageous on his own. Did someone have a tight deadline?
Tony Heller The press and social media censor the president of the United States, and then pretend to be doing fact checking about what he says. Our Orwellian world has become a complete clown show.