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Trump may buck US custom of conceding defeat
For generations, shedding U.S. presidential candidates have conceded to their opponents after bruising elections. President Donald Trump might be the primary presidential candidate in trendy occasions to disregard a convention that helps peaceable transitions. (Nov. 12)
The declare: Video reveals movers carrying Trump’s belongings from the White Home
Whereas President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will not take workplace till Jan. 20, posts on social media declare that the transferring course of has already began.
A viral video purports to present President Donald Trump talking concerning the 2020 election outcomes whereas movers work within the background.
“Movers perform Trump belongings from the White Home as he nonetheless complains concerning the election,” reads a textual content over the video.
Video originated on Jimmy Kimmel Dwell
The altered video is captioned “Shifting Day at The White Home” and has an ABC watermark on the underside proper nook, which has been cropped out of many variations shared by social media customers.
Kimmel, recognized for offering political commentaries, has beforehand shared movies of altered backgrounds behind Trump and not too long ago made joke of Trump’s refusal to concede throughout one among his segments.
“The big orange guy is said to be feeling blue,” Kimmel stated. “He’s gonna understand what it feels like to be evicted from your home in the middle of a pandemic.”
The unique video, which was filmed on the White Home Rose Backyard, has been altered by including laughter within the background in addition to a transferring crew throwing packing containers and different belongings inside a truck.
Background is altered, speech is from 2019
The clip of Trump talking within the video is genuine, nonetheless he was not talking concerning the 2020 election outcomes. The video is from Sept. 28, 2019, the place he known as the impeachment inquiry the “single best rip-off in American political historical past.”
“The Democrats wish to take away your weapons, they wish to take away your well being care, they wish to take away your vote, they wish to take away your freedom, they wish to take away your judges,” Trump says within the video, which he tweeted.
Trump continues, “They’re making an attempt to cease me as a result of I’m preventing for you, and I’ll by no means let that occur.”
His remarks got here after Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., introduced that the Home would start a proper impeachment inquiry into Trump, accusing him of abuse of energy and obstruction of justice.
Our ranking: Satire
The video of movers finishing up packing containers from the White Home as President Donald Trump speaks is satirical and makes a joke of his refusal to concede. The video has been altered so as to add a transferring truck and laughter within the background. Whereas Trump’s remarks within the video are genuine, he was not talking concerning the 2020 election outcomes; the video was made in September 2019.”Jimmy Kimmel Dwell” added the movers. We charge this declare as SATIRE.
Our fact-check sources:
- President Donald Trump, Sept. 28, 2019, Tweet
- USA TODAY, Sept. 24, 2019, Nancy Pelosi publicizes formal impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump over Ukraine scandal
- Reuters, Sept. 28, 2019, “Single best rip-off” President Trump on impeachment
- YouTube, Nov. 13, 2019, Trump retweets video blasting impeachment inquiry as ‘best rip-off’
- YouTube, Nov. 9, Trump Melts Down Over “Stolen” Election
- YouTube, Nov. 12, Trump is “Dejected” & “Fuming” Over Election Outcomes
- Jimmy Kimmel Dwell, Nov. 14, Fb publish
- Jimmy Kimmel Dwell, Nov. 14, Tweet
- Jimmy Kimmel Dwell, Nov. 14, Instagram publish
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