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Dozens following social distancing rules attend Harris drive-in rally in Orlando

Dozens following social distancing rules attend Harris drive-in rally in Orlando

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CLAIM: Video shows only six people showed up at a recent rally with Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris in Orlando, Florida.

THE FACTS: The video does not provide a full view of the audience at Harris' “drive-in” rally at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando on Oct. 19.

More than 50 cars were at the event and attendees honked their horns to show support, according to the pool reporter who was there. Harris and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are purposefully limiting attendance at their events due to the pandemic. Associated Press photographs from the event show a dispersed crowd of masked supporters waving Biden-Harris signs next to parked cars.

A video used to support the false claim that only six people besides her staff and Secret Service attended shows only a side angle of Harris waving, leaving out the area where the audience was.

— Associated Press writer Jude Joffe-Block reported from Phoenix, with a contribution from AP writer Alexandra Jaffe.

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