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The claim: Joe Biden waved to an empty field after deplaning in Florida.

A video that appears to show former Vice President Joe Biden waving to an empty field after deplaning in Florida circulated on social media last week amid unfounded speculation about the presidential candidate’s health.

The Hodgetwins, a conservative comedy duo, posted to their Facebook page a screenshot of a segment on Fox Business’ “Lou Dobbs Tonight” with a chyron that reads “Biden Appears to Wave At No One As He Deplanes In Florida Today.”

Sean Hannity also shared the claim — not once, but twice — on Facebook.

The conservative commentator first posted a video of the moment captioned “This Is Real: