拜登重申他“曾经驾驶拖拉机拖车”的说法

拜登在访问罗斯蒙特的达科他县技术学院期间重申了这一被揭穿的说法, 明尼苏达州, 吹捧新通过的两党基础设施​​投资和就业法案.

BIDEN RAISES EYEBROWS WITH CLAIM HE ‘USED TO DRIVE’ 18-WHEELER TRUCK

I used to drive a tractor-trailer,” 拜登说. “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 heused to drive an 18-wheeler.

When asked at the time if the president had ever driven such a truck, 一个 白色的房子 spokesperson pointed to a December 1973 文章 from the Wilmington Evening Journal that showed Biden rode in an 18-wheeler on a 536-mile haul to Ohio.

President Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant omicron at the White House, 星期一, 十一月. 29, 2021, 在华盛顿.

President Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant omicron at the White House, 星期一, 十一月. 29, 2021, 在华盛顿. (美联社照片/ Evan Vucci)

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 发布 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,” 根据 SchoolBusFleet.com.

President Biden waves as he walks to board Air Force One, at Andrews Air Force Base, 马里兰州, 星期二, 十一月. 30, 2021.

President Biden waves as he walks to board Air Force One, at Andrews Air Force Base, 马里兰州, 星期二, 十一月. 30, 2021. (美联社照片/卡罗琳·卡斯特)

The truck story is just one of many tales Biden has embellished 这些年来. 上个月, he said his house burned down with his wife Jill Biden inside before he tried to correct himself to say asignificant portionof the home burned.

一个 2004 report from The Associated Press, 然而, said it was a “小的” fire caused by a lightning strike that was contained to only the kitchen.

Fox News’ Houston Keene contributed to this report.

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