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FACT CHECK: Instagram Video Makes Claim About Trump, Patton, MSNBC

video Shared by X This comes as MSNBC host Ali Belushi reports that former President Donald Trump is the biological son of World War II General George S. Patton.

Verdict: Misleading

The clip lacks any significant context. In an original segment on MSNBC, Velshi discusses conspiracy theories asserted by QAnon supporters. He has not reported as fact the claim that Trump had an affair with Patton.

Fact check:

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The Instagram video, which has garnered more than 6,000 likes, begins with a clip of a woman saying, “The government is lying to us,” before transitioning to an MSNBC segment featuring Velshi. Velshi then appears to claim that Trump is Patton's biological son.

This claim is misleading because the Instagram video omits important context.inside Original MSNBC segment, Velshi discusses the conspiracy theory advocated by QAnon supporters. He has not reported as fact the claim that Trump had an affair with Patton.

“QAnon, the not-so-friendly neighborhood conspiracy cult, has gotten so out of control that even the almighty leader 'Q' has become one of the most extreme conspiracy theories spread by its loyal followers. He denies some,” the video says. Read part of the explanation.

Similarly, we found “Check the facts” There are no reliable reports supports the claim. In fact, the opposite is true. USA Today also debunked this claim. Articles from March 6th.

Furthermore, this claim is not even mentioned on MSNBC Website Not verified socializing media account. Furthermore, according to some information, biography Trump is the son of real estate developer Fred Trump, according to information shared on the White House Historical Association website. (Related: Fact-checking President Trump's recent claims about US aid to Ukraine)

Check Your Fact has reached out to MSNBC for comment and will update this article accordingly.

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