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Leia 🇺🇸✨ @TheSWPrincess
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#disinformation alert! 🚨

The right's latest talking points are false claims that #Kavanaugh's young children were harassed by Democrats as they were escorted out of the hearing.

This is quickly and easily debunked by a simple Google search. 1/8
A Fox News opinion peice expressed dismay that the 2 young girls were upset by the lack of civility shown to their father.

It doesn't say the children were harassed.

Their mother chose to remove them when Dems addressed the lack of transparency.
2/8 📰
The first result that said the children were harassed was a Reddit post, which contained a screenshot of a tweet. 3/8 #Kavanaugh
Note the ❌ in the Twitter name. The Daily Beast has a good article about why Trump supporters started using the ❌ and what it has come to mean. 4/8 #CultureOfCorruption
The only source that claimed that the children were harassed was the Reddit post.

The first search result for "Kavanaugh Kids Harassed" is a Snopes article debunking the claim as false. 5/8 #SaturdayMorning
No reports indicated that anyone heckled or harassed the children themselves. 6/8 #FactsMatter
In fact, the children returned later in the day to hear testimony in favor of their father. 7/8 #truth
When you hear exaggerated claims like this, consider the source and take a few minutes to verify the information.

This thread includeds several fact checking resources you can use to fact check. [End] #FakeNews
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