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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.)
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.
Facebook post, July 18, 2022
12 News, Trump rally in Prescott Valley postponed after death of former president's first wife, July 15, 2022
C-SPAN, Former President Trump Texas Rally, Jan. 29, 2022
Rev, Mike Pence Campaign Event Speech Transcript Flagstaff, Arizona October 30, Oct. 30, 2022
C-SPAN, Vice President Pence Campaign Rally in Flagstaff, Arizona, Oct. 30, 2020
Findlay Toyota Center, SAVE AMERICA RALLY, July 22, 2022
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