NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
May 8, 2020
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
CLAIM: Photo shows Joe Biden posing with former Senate staffer Tara Reade, who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in the early 1990s.
THE FACTS: The 1993 image, taken by an Associated Press photographer, shows Biden, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee at the time, with U.S. Attorney General nominee Zoe Baird. The image has circulated widely on s...