Does a Photo Depict Nancy Pelosi After a ‘Liquid Lunch’?
A viral image on Facebook purports to show Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi after a “liquid lunch.”
The picture does show Pelosi, but it is four years old, and she is not shown leaving a restaurant (or anywhere else one would obtain alcohol). Instead, as reported by Dennis House, a local reporter in Connecticut, Pelosi is shown leaving a clothing store in Hartford, Connecticut. House’s blog shows other pictures from Pelosi’s visit and makes no mention of Pelosi appearing inebriated.
Given the viral picture is from a 2016 shopping trip and there’s no evidence that Pelosi was drunk, it’s incorrect to claim that this image is of Pelosi recently inebriated.
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