バイデンは、ローズマウントのダコタカウンティテクニカルカレッジへの旅行中に、暴かれた主張を繰り返しました, ミネソタ, 新たに可決された超党派のインフラ投資および雇用法を宣伝する.
“I used to drive a tractor-trailer,” バイデンは言った. “I know a little bit about big trucks.”
Biden’s claim was debunked earlier this year after the president said at a Mack Truck facility in Pennsylvania that he “used to drive an 18-wheeler.”
When asked at the time if the president had ever driven such a truck, A ホワイトハウス spokesperson pointed to a December 1973 記事 from the Wilmington Evening Journal that showed Biden rode in an 18-wheeler on a 536-mile haul to Ohio.
Fox News pressed the spokesperson at the time about the president’s claim – noting that riding in a truck is not the same as driving one – at which point the president’s spokesperson pointed to a United Federation of Teachers 役職 that touched on Biden once driving a school bus for a summer job.
The majority of school buses, on average, “have two axles, with the bigger models having two wheels on the front axle and four wheels on the dual axle, for a total of six wheels,” による SchoolBusFleet.com.
The truck story is just one of many tales Biden has embellished 長年にわたって. 先月, he said his house burned down with his wife Jill Biden inside before he tried to correct himself to say a “significant portion” of the home burned.
A 2004 report from The Associated Press, しかしながら, said it was a “小さな” fire caused by a lightning strike that was contained to only the kitchen.
Fox News’ Houston Keene contributed to this report.