NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
December 8, 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: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has been quietly closing offices in South Carolina as a sign his campaign is ending.
THE FACTS: Sanders is not closing his campaign offices in South Carolina. In fact, Sanders has nine offices in the state and the campaign is expanding locations, Sarah Ford, a campaign spokeswoman for the Vermont...