Fact Check: Trump's Older Sister, Elizabeth Trump Grau, Did NOT Tweet In Support Of The President

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  • by: Dana Ford
Fact Check: Trump's Older Sister, Elizabeth Trump Grau, Did NOT Tweet In Support Of The President Spoof

Did Donald Trump's older sister, Elizabeth Trump Grau, tweet in support of the president? No, that's not true. The "tweet" was created on a parody account. It's not real.

The claim appeared in a post (archived here) by President Trump on November 20, 2020. He shared an article that was based off a tweet from an account that purported to belong to Trump Grau. The president wrote:

Thank you Elizabeth, LOVE!

This is what the post looked like on Twitter at the time of writing:

Twitter screenshot

(Source: Twitter screenshot taken on Fri Nov 20 17:25:08 2020 UTC)

Here's a link to the Wayne Dupree Media article the president shared. Originally titled, "Trump's Sister Issues Rare and Bold Statement on 2020 Election and Proves How Much She Believes in Her Brother," it opened:

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  Dana Ford

Dana Ford is an Atlanta-based reporter and editor. She previously worked as a senior editor at Atlanta Magazine Custom Media and as a writer/ editor for CNN Digital. Ford has more than a decade of news experience, including several years spent working in Latin America.

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