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Posted on July 14, 2017, at 4:10 p.m. ET
Putin is not lit correctly, and Merkel has on a ribbon worn by Russian nationalists, so the image is obviously fake. Still, it made the rounds in Russia.
The man was a contractor who was changing a lock on the ATM when he accidentally got trapped inside. He gave out several notes before anyone took him seriously.
Although the short clip of Poland's first lady evading Trump's handshake went viral, the full clip shows she did, in fact, shake the American President's hand.
This is an old hoax (originally about a Florida club) that just hit the Canadian market.
The claim originated in an editorial of a right-leaning newspaper. There was a donation of $20 million for supporting sexual and reproductive health services in Nigeria, but the $241.5 figure is more than the organization's revenue for the year.
This claim is the culmination of a false conspiracy theory. It began with the above picture of Vaselnitskaya. The photo was taken days after her meeting with Trump Jr., at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing in Washington about “U.S. Policy Toward Putin’s Russia.” The photo shows Veselnitskaya seated directly behind former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, an Obama appointee, as he testifies. Pro-Trump media used this photo, and other inaccurate claims, to falsely claim Vaselnitskaya was an Obama operative. Here's how it all unfolded.
Although this disinformation was peddled by the American president, Lynch actually had no authority over Vaselnitskaya's application.
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