NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
August 2, 2019
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts:
CLAIM: Photo shows "House Democrats vacationing in Venice, Italy."
THE FACTS: The photo, shared widely on social media, is incorrectly identified. It actually shows a Democratic congressional delegation in Ghana on Sunday, July 28, while on a diplomatic trip to mark the 400th anniversary of the slave trade. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and members of the Cong...