Verify: Russian flags with Trump's name at CPAC

Verify: Russian flags with Trump on it

VERIFY QUESTION: 

How did Russian flags with Trump's name on them end up at CPAC? 

ANSWER:

We can verify a group of stealth protestors handed out the flags to people standing and waiting to hear the president speak. 

PROCESS:

As President Trump delivers his speech, you can see the crowd that's pretty close and you don't see any flags being waved.

But then, in pictures tweeted by reporter Peter Hanby, towards the back of the room, people were waving those flags during Trump's speech. Then someone who Hanby refers to as a "staffer" is seen collecting them. 

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