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The Fake Clinton Quote That Won’t Go Away

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An old, bogus quote claiming that Hillary Clinton suggested in 2013 that Donald Trump should run for public office is circulating again on Facebook. It’s still not true.


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Even after it has been thoroughly debunked, misinformation can keep spreading.

For example, a claim from a made-up story that was popular shortly before the 2016 presidential election has morphed into a that has , even though it has been exposed as misinformation by .

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