MANIPULATED footage of Poe 'wanting to bar Facebook' revived

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Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 01:27
Screengrab of Poe's manipulated footage

 

A spliced video of Sen. Grace Poe “wanting to block Facebook” in the country is once again making rounds on social media.

Facebook page DU30 MEDIA Network published on Feb. 17 an edited two-and-a-half minute clip taken from the four-hour footage of a January 2018 Senate hearing on fake news.

The video begins with Poe asking lawyer Jose Jesus Disini if the government can block access to Facebook.

DU30 MEDIA Network deliberately excluded a crucial part of the senator’s statement prior to posing the question to Disini. 

Read the full story on VERA Files Fact Check. 

 

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