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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke October 29, 2021

No, Trump isn’t in the White House promising to jail Clinton

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There’s an echo chamber on social media platforms where news keeps breaking that former President Donald Trump has returned to power while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is continually being arrested, indicted, or executed. 

Just this week we checked claims that wrongly said Trump was photographed at the White House on Oct. 24 and that he had been reinstated. In July, we debunked a claim that the military was holding the White House for his return.  

Twice we’ve checked baseless allegations that Navy SEALs arrested Clinton, one of which came months after she had been hanged at Guantanamo Bay, per another inaccurate post. 

A new, also wrong post has Clinton alive and free but not for long, if Trump has anything to do with it. 

"Breaking!" says the title of a video posted on Facebook on Oct. 27. "Trump is in White House! He promises to lock up Hillary!"  

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The video is about 17 minutes of audio of a woman discussing QAnon conspiracy theories. She says that Trump was photographed at the White House on Oct. 24, which we have already debunked. It was an old photo of Trump at the White House posted on Twitter on Oct. 25.  


As for the former president promising to lock up Clinton, the woman talks about how Trump, as a presidential candidate, floated the idea of telling the attorney general to get a special prosecutor to investigate Clinton. In October 2020, he endorsed his supporters’ calls to jail her. There is nothing in the video to support that Trump is now vowing to lock up Clinton, and certainly not from the White House. 

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