US Politics

Satirical post shared in belief Biden pardoned BLM protesters

Published on 26/02/2021 at 20:56

Thousands of Facebook users shared a headline claiming that President Joe Biden “quietly” pardoned 2,617 Black Lives Matter protesters. This is false; the claim was originally published on a self-proclaimed satirical website, and the Office of the Pardon Attorney told AFP Biden has not yet granted clemency to anyone.