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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke July 21, 2022

No, Trump didn’t speak in Prescott Valley, Arizona, on July 18, 2022

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  • Old videos of former Vice President Mike Pence in Arizona in 2020 and former President Donald Trump in Texas in 2022 are being mischaracterized as a Trump speech in Prescott Valley, Arizona, on July 18, 2022. His July 16 event there was rescheduled for July 22. 

What looks like a speech given by Donald Trump in Arizona on July 18 has been viewed more than 16,000 times on Facebook. Presumably, some of the former president’s supporters were among the people who clicked play when they saw the post’s description: "LIVE: President Donald J. Trump in Prescott Valley, AZ - July 18, 2022." 

But they would be disappointed.

This post was flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Facebook.)

Instead of a recent Trump speech, the video starts with remarks delivered by then-Vice President Mike Pence at a campaign event in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Oct. 30, 2020.

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Then it cuts to a Jan. 29, 2022, speech Trump gave in Conroe, Texas. 

Trump was scheduled to speak at a "Save America" rally on July 16 in Prescott Valley but it was postponed following the death of his first wife, Ivana Trump. The rally was rescheduled for July 22. 

We rate the claim this video shows a July 18, 2022, speech False. 


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