CLAIM: U.S. Supreme Court docket Justice Sonia Sotomayor dined with Democratic congressional management at a restaurant on Jan. 7.
THE FACTS: The declare relies on inaccurate reporting from Politico on Jan. 8, which was ultimately corrected. The information outlet erroneously reported that Sotomayor attended the dinner, however later mentioned it had mistakenly recognized Iris Weinshall, Senate Majority Chief Chuck Schumer’s spouse, as Sotomayor. The posts falsely claiming that Sotomayor dined with Democratic politicians on Jan. 7 continued to unfold on social media final weekend, regardless of the supply of the declare retracting it.
Customers identified that Sotomayor had attended courtroom