NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week
Saturday, March 11, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump, including Jacob Chansley, right with fur hat, are confronted by U.S. Capitol Police officers outside the Senate Chamber inside the Capitol in Washington. On Friday, March 10, 2023, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming footage from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol shows that Chansley was “led through the Capitol by police the entire time he was in the building.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: