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Fake News: Ivanka Trump Did NOT Wear Nazi Swastika Design On Shirt In Photo With Colorado Sheriff

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Wed, 28 Aug 2019 20:55:30 Z)

Did Ivanka Trump wear a shirt with a Nazi Swastika design when she visited with a Colorado sheriff? No, that's not true: An image posted on social media showing the purported Swastika pattern on a shirt worn by President Trump's oldest daughter Ivanka is a digitally-altered image using a real photo tweeted by the sheriff.

The fake image was shared in a post (archived here) on August 25, 2019 under the title "Stay blind if you want to".

Screenshot of https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2595152433880237&set=a.182806801781491&type=3&theater

This is what soclal media users saw:

How do we know this is not real? The photo was taken when Ivanka Trump visited with Dougas County, Colorado, Sheriff Tony Spurlock in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, on July 22, 2019. The Nazi pattern is not on her shirt.

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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