A Facebook post by Chaffee County, Colorado, Republicans claimed “Trump Family Donates $1 Billion To Wall Fund,” and that is simply not true.
UPDATE: The party has deleted the post from its Facebook page.
A Colorado state senator shared a meme of an old fake news story claiming that President Obama replaced American flags in the White House with a “Muslim prayer curtain,” presumably as a nod to his “true” religion.
Colorado Republicans continue to share fake news and photoshopped images. This installment focuses not on candidates or elected officials, but rather other well-known party luminaries whose support can make or break those hoping to represent the party in November.
Colorado Republicans’ love of fake news continues unabated since last month’s round-up. Two official county party pages, along with other GOP officials and leaders, are still sharing verifiably false memes and stories.
In the last two weeks, one Colorado state Representative, two former representatives and one perennial candidate have all shared fake news posts to their Facebook pages.
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The Chaffee County, Colorado, Republican Party has been pushing out falsehood after falsehood on its Facebook page, posting five incorrect items in the past three days.