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Fact check: Ex-officer involved in George Floyd's death not pictured at Trump rally

USATODAY.com Thursday, 28 May 2020
The ex-Minneapolis police officer involved in George Floyd's death was misidentified as a man who appeared with the president at an October rally.
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