President Trump received mostly the same treatment as anyone would get for COVID-19, except for one experimental drug and the speed of his care.
The claim: Trump’s hospital records reveal he’s 322 pounds
America is nervously watching COVID-19 sweep its way across the top ranks of government. Now, online speculation and the administration’s lack of transparency are paving the way for misinformation about President Donald Trump’s health to go viral.
“Breaking News: HOSPITAL RECORDS EXPOSE TRUMP’S WEIGHT TO BE A WHOPPING 322 POUNDS!” @JerasIkehorn posed on Twitter Oct. 5
Soon the hashtags #322PoundPotus and #322Pounds gained traction, @JerasIkehorn’s tweet received 9,000 retweets, 1,400 quote tweets and nearly 29,700 likes, and the claim made its way across social networks.
“Hospital Record shows Trumps Weight 322! His Last