拜登一直在讲述已经被揭穿的离奇Amtrak故事

Biden on Wednesday told the factually challenged Amtrak story for the fourth time in his 总统职位 至今.

拜登离奇的美铁故事并没有加起来

“关于, 嗯, I guess it was seven years into my tenure as vice president, and I used to always like to take Amtrak home on Friday,” Biden said while speaking at in Scranton, 宾夕法尼亚州. “… And a lot of the folks on Amtrak became my family, not a joke.

Angelo Negri was from – you remember Ange?” 他说. “Ange came up to me one day when they just had announced that I had flown one million-some, x-number of miles on Air Force aircraft.

And Ange comes up, and I’m getting in the car, and he goes, ‘Joey, 宝宝! What are you?’” the president continued, grabbing his cheek. “And I thought the Secret Service was going to shoot him.

“我说, '没有, 没有, 没有, he’s good! He’s good!’” Biden添加了. “True story.

The president’s “真实的故事” seems to be anything but – Fox News previously reported that the story does not add up.

Negri’s obituary states he retired from Amtrak in 1993, while Biden was still a senator. 另外, Biden’s office celebrated him hitting 1 million miles on Air Force Two in 2015 and Negri passed away the year prior.

Biden’s telling of the story has varied.

The president previously claimed it happened in thefourth or fifth yearof his vice presidency, while most recently claiming it happened in the seventh year of his tenure.

In another version of the story that Biden has previously told, he was going back to visit his sick mother when the interaction happened, even though his mother, Catherine Eugenia Finnegan, 死在 2010.

The White House did not provide comment on the president’s recent claim.

Fox News’ Evie Fordham contributed reporting.

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