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FACT CHECK: Did Trump Forget His Wife’s Name During CPAC Speech?

video shared on social media Former President Donald Trump allegedly called his wife by the wrong name during a speech.

Verdict: False

That claim is inaccurate. The video was taken out of context.

Fact check:

President Trump and President Joe Biden recently visited the U.S.-Mexico border. washington post report. President Trump met with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday and delivered a speech criticizing Biden's handling of the border crisis.

A post shared on X, formerly known as Twitter, shows Trump during a recent CPAC speech. The video shows him mentioning his wife Melania and then apparently calling her Mercedes.

The caption reads, “You won't see this coverage on FOX News or the NY Times because they're busy calling President Biden old. But here's Trump calling his wife Melania 'Mercedes.' . ”

That claim is inaccurate. The video was taken out of context.of full video It shows President Trump talking to Mercedes Schlapp, who was attending the event. Mr. Schlapp worked in the Trump administration's White House as director of strategic communications. Referenced she said earlier in her speech.

Biden also used the out-of-context clip in his attack. President Trump's cognitive ability. He captioned the video: Check out the tape. ” (Related: Fact-checking Biden's recent claims about wage increases and inflation)

This isn't the first time misinformation has been shared online. 'Check Your Fact' debunks claims that Johnnie Cochran died mysteriously after his child support payments were made.

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