Did Barack and Michelle Obama's story change about where they were when their personal chef Tafari Campbell drowned near their Massachusetts home, "altering the story to say they were indeed on the property" when Campbell went missing? No
As he moves toward a potential bid for president, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has highlighted his efforts to crack down on illegal immigration, including flying migrants to Martha’s Vineyard in […] The post Ron DeSantis falsely said migrants were
When migrants arrived on Martha’s Vineyard, “They called out the National Guard and deported them within 24 hours.”
The nearly 50 migrants Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis flew from San Antonio to Martha’s Vineyard in September were later moved to a shelter at a military base several miles away in Massachusetts. After that, most of them found housing in other parts
Martha's Vineyard declared itself as a sanctuary city until the buses arrived.
Most of the migrants Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sent to Martha's Vineyard have been granted humanitarian parole and intend to apply for asylum, their lawyers said. People can apply for asylum within one year of their arrival however they entered the U.S.
Martha’s Vineyard “deported 50 illegals after only 24 hours.”
They allege Gov. Ron DeSantis and his transportation secretary engaged in a “fraudulent and discriminatory scheme” to relocate them.
Martha’s Vineyard "used the military to deport every last illegal migrant from their island.”
A Texas sheriff opened an investigation into two flights of migrants sent to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, but did not say what laws may have been broken.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has taken credit for sending two planes of migrants to Martha's Vineyard. Here's what we know about the migrants, the flights and President Joe Biden's immigration policies.
Martha’s Vineyard’s homeless shelter coordinator said newly arrived migrants would soon need to move elsewhere because of the island’s housing shortage. Affordable housing is scarce on the island and has hampered the hiring of essential workers.
Migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard on the orders of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will be moved to housing on a military base on Cape Cod.
An ambiguous tweet led some users to believe that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had ordered that undocumented immigrants be flown from Venezuela to Martha's Vineyard.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis flew two planes of immigrants to Martha's Vineyard, escalating a tactic by Republican governors to draw attention to what they consider to be the Biden administration's failed border policies.
We received inquiries from readers to find the truth behind the rumor that the Obamas requested a large propane tank for their Martha's Vineyard property.
Did Barack Obama pay for a new hospital in Martha's Vineyard named Kunduz following his lavish birthday party? No, that's not true: the post is a satirical dig at the former president, who threw an elaborate 60th birthday party for himsel
The man was discovered by a deputy responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle parked near the winery.
The house was reported to be in escrow in late August 2019.
Was the Obamas' personal chef writing a tell-all book before his "mysterious death"? No, that's not true: There is no proof shown in a video making the claim that Tafari Campbell was writing a book about the former president and first lad
Tafari Campbell, a White House sous chef later hired as a personal chef by Barack and Michelle Obama, died while paddleboarding in a pond near the Obamas’ Martha’s Vineyard home. Police say his death wasn’t suspicious, but social media was soon a
Did Tafari Campbell, the Obamas' personal chef, suffer "blunt force trauma" prior to his July 2023 drowning death? No, that's not true: The Massachusetts State Police told Lead Stories that there were "no external trauma or injuries" obse
Social media users are sharing false claims about the drowning death of former President Barack Obama’s personal chef on Martha’s Vineyard this week.
Did Tafari Campbell, the Obamas' chef who drowned in July 2023 while paddleboarding, make a post two years ago stating that he had information that would lead to Barack Obama's arrest? No, that's not true: This is a fabricated post shared
Amid ongoing criticism for his targeting of undocumented immigrants, right-wing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced that as of July 1 2023, state authorities would no longer recognize driver’s licenses created in five other states for the ben
A group of homeless men in New York state were tricked into posing as veterans for the purposes of spreading a story shaming asylum seekers, the Mid-Hudson News reported on May 19 2023. “It was brought to my attention that two people came to the
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Attorneys representing a group of immigrants filed a class-action lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on September 20 2022, accusing him of organizing their wrongful transport from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard. The group Lawyers for Civil
Ronna McDaniel. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.)Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel claimed in a recent tweet that President Joe Biden “had nothing to say about 53 migrants dying in TX after being smuggled in a traile
As criticism and attention piled onto right-wing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) for shipping a group of fifty asylum seekers from Texas to Massachusetts, an immigration attorney accused federal operatives of lying to the immigrants as part of that proce
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The disclosure came as firefighters simultaneously battled flames in both Northern and Southern California: the fire amid Sonoma County’s vineyards, and a wind-whipped blaze that destroyed homes near Los Angeles.
In early October 2019, the Facebook disinformation page “ForAmerica” shared the following meme, insisting that it shows a “pro-life sculpture” called “the neverborn child”: Captions added to the image and a statu
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