Former President Donald Trump isn’t dead, but seeing what appears to be a screenshot of a CNN article reporting otherwise might make you think twice.
“Donald Trump dies at 76,” read what is claimed to be the headline of an article by CNN Editor-in-Chief Chris Syriza, “updated at 3:49 p.m.” on Nov. 2. increase.
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same claim It was trending on Twitter.
A closer look at the image reveals the caption, which some readers may know is a joke about Trump’s sacrifice. I did.”
The story was not posted on CNN’s website, and no evidence was found that it actually happened.
Trump has been active in Truth Social since his death, releasing a statement in support of Senator Mike Lee (Utah Republican) on November 2nd.
I will endorse Iowa Republican Senator Charles Grassley at a rally in Sioux City, Iowa on November 3.
We evaluated the claim that he was dead, and CNN reported it on Pants on Fire!