Fact Check: Video Does NOT Show Ted Cruz Revealing Documents That Expose Nancy Pelosi, Hunter Biden

Fact Check

  • by: Lead Stories Staff
Fact Check: Video Does NOT Show Ted Cruz Revealing Documents That Expose Nancy Pelosi, Hunter Biden Mismatched

Does a video show Sen. Ted Cruz revealing documents that expose House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden? No, that's not true: The video just shows clips of Cruz speaking about unrelated matters during two separate legislative meetings and appears to be clickbait to draw attention to a Facebook page.

The claim appeared in a Facebook post on July 2, 2022. The title is:

π‡πŽπ“! Sen. Ted Cruz 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐀𝐋𝐒 π’π‘π¨πœπ€π’π§π  Documents π„π—ππŽπ’πˆππ† Nancy Pelosi 𝐀𝐧𝐝 Hunter 𝐁𝐒𝐝𝐞𝐧 π’πžπœπ«πžπ­ Deals

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

ted cruz pelosi hunter biden FB post.png

Facebook screenshot

(Source: Facebook screenshot taken on Tue Jul 5 15:48:57 2022 UTC)

The title is not backed up by the video. The first clip shows Cruz speaking during what appears to be a legislative meeting. Lead Stories couldn't locate the origin of the clip. The second clip of Cruz shows him making a floor speech during a Senate session on March 1, 2022, ahead of the State of the Union address held that evening. The full clip of Cruz speaking can be found on C-SPAN at the 1:54:27 mark of the channel's coverage.

Neither of Cruz's statements deal with any documents "exposing" Pelosi or Hunter Biden.

Lead Stories has previously debunked similar clickbait videos. Some of those fact checks are found here and here.

Want to inform others about the accuracy of this story?

See who is sharing it (it might even be your friends...) and leave the link in the comments.:

About Us

International Fact-Checking Organization Meta Third-Party Fact Checker

Lead Stories is a fact checking website that is always looking for the latest false, misleading, deceptive or inaccurate stories, videos or images going viral on the internet.
Spotted something? Let us know!.

Lead Stories is a:


Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Lead Stories LLC:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Most Read

Most Recent

Share your opinion