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In March 2022, a quote from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat from New York, resurfaced after a now-removed Reddit post shared a screenshot of the tweet to the thread r/facepalm. As of this writing, it had been upvoted more than 4,400 times.
In the post, Ocasio-Cortez called then-U.S. President Donald Trump “unhinged” after he was “repeatedly saying [her] name at the 2020 [presidential] debate.” To confirm whether this quote was accurate, we looked through the representative’s Twitter account and found that she had indeed shared these thoughts to the social media platform on Oct. 22, 2020.
As such, we have rated this claim as “Correct Attribution.”
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