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- Vice President Kamala Harris has not resigned, nor is there any suggestion she will.
- This Facebook post with thousands of views has no source information backing up its claim. It features a video from Newsmax criticizing Harris but reports nothing about a resignation or jailing.
Did you miss the news about Vice President Kamala Harris resigning and then getting imprisoned by former President Donald Trump?
So did we. That’s because it didn’t happen. And yet, an Oct. 11 Facebook post with thousands of views claimed otherwise.
"Kamala Harris resigns in shock after Biden’s ‘mandatory’ border trip…Trump jails ‘corrupt’ VP," the post said.
Another oddly phrased post from Oct. 12 said: "‘Resigns now’ Kamala Harris stunned dumb after Biden’s mandatory border trip."
These posts were flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Meta, which owns Facebook.)
Both posts featured the same clip from a Newsmax broadcast in which a guest criticized the Biden administration on immigration and Harris for not visiting the border. But the segment didn’t touch on Harris resigning, or getting jailed. She didn’t.
We rate this claim Pants on Fire!
Facebook post, Oct. 11, 2022
Facebook post, Oct. 12, 2022
Texas Tribune, Vice President Kamala Harris calls on Texans to protect reproductive and voting rights during Austin visit, Oct. 8, 2022
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