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Truth or Fake: A fake press conference at the White House?

White House: A fake press conference at the White House?
White House: A fake press conference at the White House? © Observers

As soon as Joe Biden was inaugurated, conspiracy theories emerged on the Internet, claiming that the new president was not really in power. Shared by Donald Trump supporters and the QAnon movement, this theory is allegedly proven by visual evidence. One insinuates that the White House is holding a fake press conference.

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In this episode of Truth or Fake, Tristan Werkmeister from France 24 Observers analyses this video shared in Japanese on Twitter and in conspiracy groups on Telegram. Their authors claim that a press conference of the American president is not really taking place in the Rose Garden of the White House. What are these images really showing? Where were they taken from? Answers in the video below.

Other similar publications have emerged recently, including one claiming that the White House in which Joe Biden is photographed is a set, with photo comparisons.

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