Donald Trump Posted False Quote by Lincoln on Instagram

Type: Demonstrates Lack of KnowledgeFeb 12 2017 Severity:

Celebrating Abraham Lincoln's birthday, the GOP tweeted a photo with a quote that cited Lincoln as the source. Trump later posted the photo to his Instagram The quote read: “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” Historians confirmed that there is no record of Lincoln ever saying that. The only source found was from a 1947 advertisement for a book about aging by Dr. Edward J. Stieglitz.

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