Verify: Was Snoop Dogg arrested for making threats against the president?

Verify: Snoop Dogg arrested for making violent threats about President Trump

VERIFY QUESTION: 

Was Snoop Dogg arrested by the Secret Service for making "violent threats" against the president? 

ANSWER: 

We can verify this is false. 

PROCESS: 

You may have heard about a music video in which rapper Snoop Dogg is seen firing a fake gun at a clown who looks like Donald Trump.

A story said Snoop Dogg was arrested by the Secret Service for making "violent threats" against the president.

President Donald Trump tweeted "can you imagine the outcry if Snoop Dogg - failed career and all - had aimed and fired the gun at President Obama? Jail time!"

It comes from one of those fake news web sites that describes its own content as "satirical."

The organization's web site, run by what they call a "group of educated, God-fearing Christian conservative patriots" actually has a disclaimer.

It says "all articles should be considered satirical and any and all quotes attributed to actual people compete and total baloney."

So, if you see stories from the Last Line of Defense.org, you may not want to share them.

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