Fact Check: RBG Did NOT Tweet On The Day She Died 'I Have Information That Will Lead To The Arrest Of Hillary Clinton'

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  • by: Alan Duke
Fact Check: RBG Did NOT Tweet On The Day She Died 'I Have Information That Will Lead To The Arrest Of Hillary Clinton' Fake Tweet

Did Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg tweet on the day she died that she had information that would lead to the arrest of Hillary Clinton? No, that's not true: A tweet the purportedly was posted by the now-deceased Supreme Court justice is a fake. Known as the Notorious RBG for her cultural importance, the 87-year-old justice did not have a Twitter account.

The claim appeared as a meme in an Instagram post (archived here) shared on September 19, 2020. The meme was a screenshot of a fake tweet that read:

I have information that will lead to the arrest of Hillary Clinton.

This is the post:

This is the meme:

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The @RGBofficial Twitter account is unverified, has no followers and has no tweets on its timeline.

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  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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