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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke June 20, 2023

Say what? Contrary to altered video, child didn’t yell expletive at President Joe Biden

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First, there was the 2022 video that appeared to show a child yelling an expletive at first lady Jill Biden. 

Now, in a new video shared June 3 on Instagram, the child appears to be shouting the same expletive at President Joe Biden. The video was later removed from the platform

"I want to thank you all, all you kids, for bringing your parents to work," Biden said April 27 — which was Take Our Kids to Work Day — as the same child can be heard saying "shut the f— up."

Who keeps inviting this kid to White House events? 

No one, of course. These videos were altered using the same audio. 

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In the original footage from Take Our Kids to Work Day — starting around the 23-minute mark — no one yells at Joe Biden, much less swears at him. 

The audio of the child yelling previously was used in the aforementioned video of Jill Biden giving a February 2022 speech at the White House, and in another altered video featuring Jill Biden as she read to a second grade class in Maryland. 

As Reuters has reported, the audio of the child screaming an expletive comes from another video that has been online for at least a few years, before the Biden administration took office. The title of that video, posted in 2019 on YouTube, says: "Kid tells teacher to shut up." Other people can be seen reacting to the outburst, both laughing and chastising the child. 

We rate claims that this is an authentic video in which a child yells at Joe Biden to "shut up" Pants on Fire!


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