Fact check: Video shows Sen. John Kennedy questioning Stacey Abrams, not exposing Hunter Biden


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The claim: Video shows Hunter Biden being ‘exposed’ by Sen. John Kennedy in Congress

Some social media users are sharing a video they claim shows Sen. John Kennedy discussing President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, during a congressional session.

“We need to stop him, or America will crumble! – John Kennedy exposed Hunter Biden in congress,” reads the caption of the video in a Sept. 13 Facebook post.

The video was viewed more than 39,000 times in three days.

But it is miscaptioned. The video actually shows the Louisiana Republican questioning former Georgia state Rep. Stacey Abrams. He does not mention Hunter Biden.

USA TODAY reached out to the Facebook user who shared the post for comment.

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Video shows Kennedy questioning Abrams

The exchange between Kennedy and Abrams featured in the video took place during an April 2021 Senate Judiciary Comittee hearing titled “Jim Crow 2021: The Latest Assault on the Right to Vote.” During the hearing, the senator questioned Abrams about her opinions on various voting rights policies. Neither Kennedy nor Abrams mention Hunter Biden.

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Our rating: False

Based on our research, we rate FALSE the claim that a video shows Kennedy exposing Hunter Biden during a congressional session. The video shows Kennedy questioning Abrams. He does not mention Hunter Biden.

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