바이든은 로즈마운트의 다코타 카운티 기술 대학을 방문하는 동안 잘못된 주장을 반복했습니다., 미네소타, 새로 통과된 초당적 기반시설 투자 및 고용법을 선전하기 위해.
“I used to drive a tractor-trailer,” 바이든이 말했다. “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, ㅏ 백악관 spokesperson pointed to a December 1973 조 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 게시하다 that touched on Biden once driving a school bus for a summer job.
The majority of school buses, 평균적으로, “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,” 에 따르면 SchoolBusFleet.com.
The truck story is just one of many tales Biden has embellished 수년에 걸쳐. 지난 달, 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.
ㅏ 2004 report from The Associated Press, 하나, said it was a “작은” fire caused by a lightning strike that was contained to only the kitchen.
Fox News’ Houston Keene contributed to this report.