A screenshot of Pete Buttigieg, U.S Transportation Secretary getting viral on social media sites.
It is claimed that @PeteButtigieg posted a tweet from his official Twitter handle that reads, “Time for “therapy”!!!”
He is wearing military gear and holding a gun while standing in front of dogs.
Many Facebook users are too posting this image under the caption, “This is so unnecessarily ominous Why did
he post this!?
When we searched the word therapy for a keyword search, we found no such post on his official Twitter handle.
Instead, we found a post like this.
Make no mistake—a federal Equality Act is still urgently needed. The struggle for equality did not end with marriage, nor did it end today. Conversion therapy persists. Black trans women are at grave risk daily. The administration is rolling back protections at every turn.
— Pete Buttigieg (@PeteButtigieg) June 15, 2020
We too found the picture of dogs on Facebook with no Buttigieg in the picture.
The picture of Pete Buttigieg was digitally altered.
Claim review: @PeteButtigieg posted a tweet from his official Twitter handle that reads, “Time for “therapy”!!!”
Claimed by: Social media users.
Fact Check: fake