Former Vice President and current Democrat nominee, Joe Biden, has always been known for his shady relationship with the truth.
His first attempt at a nationwide campaign ended in shame when it was revealed that he had been plagiarizing all of the speeches that made him sound a lot better than he actually was.
The lies didn’t end when the plagiarizing stopped, though. Biden has been full of colorful and untrue stories since then!
Here are just a few of the top lies that keep the “non-partisan” fact-checkers in total cover-up mode for Biden.
1. Said he “got his start” at historically black college.
During the Democrat presidential primaries, Joe Biden claimed to a crowd of supporters that he “started” at a historically black college. When the video surfaced on Youtube, the Biden campaign denied any association with the school referenced. Reporters have refused to follow up on the claim.
2. Said he was a coal miner.
When Biden ran for president in 2008, he told the United Mine Workers that he was a coal miner.
“I hope you won’t hold it against me, but I am a hard-coal miner, anthracite coal, Scranton, Pennsylvania.” He told them “i’s nice to be back in coal country.”
When it was revealed that Biden had in fact, never worked in the coal mines, the campaign attempted to play off the comments as a “joke” gone wrong.
3. Bragged that he was in the “top of his class” in law school.
When Joe Biden first ran for president in the 80s, he said that he finished in the top half of his law school class. When he released his law school records, they showed he actually graduated near the bottom. He was 76th in a law school class of 85. He also claimed to have attended law school on a full academic scholarship. That wasn’t true either.
4. Lied about the number of degrees he had.
Biden told “supporters that he “graduated with three degrees from undergraduate school.” That’s false. He corrected the record to Newsweek earlier this year, saying “I graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science. My reference to degrees at the Claremont (N.H.) event was intended to refer to these majors — I said ‘three’ and should have said ‘two.”
Easy mistake, right?
5. Said he was a college professor.
In September, Biden told a crowd in Kenosha, Wisconsin that white supremacists marching in Charlottesville inspired him to leave his job as a professor and run for President.
“I had not planned on running for anything again after my son had died. And I was a professor in college and running another program at the college until I saw those people coming out of Charlottesville,” he said.
The University of Pennsylvania did make Biden a “Benjamin Franklin Presidential Practice Professor” in 2017, but never actually taught a class.
6. Said he “lived in section 8 housing a little boy.”
At an ABC downhill in 2018, Biden tried to woo support from the black community with a story that -between inaudible mumbling – referenced him living in Section 8 apartments.
“Look, this is the way every other, how do most, like my dad, he lost his job up in Scranton and it took him three years to be able — he moved down to Delaware to Claymont (inaudible), a little steel town. And sent us home to our grandpop to live with him. We finally got back, we lived in apartments (inaudible) Section 8 housing – it wasn’t — it was just normal apartments. It took him five years to buy a house.”
Of course, Section 8 housing did not exist until 32 years after Biden was a little boy.
7. Told Charlamagne tha God that “the NAACP has endorsed me every time I’ve run.”
In the same appearance that Biden made his notorious “you ain’t black“ gaffe, he also overstated his support from the NAACP.
He told Charlamagne the God that “I have a record that is second to none. The NAACP has endorsed me every time I’ve run.”
NAACP CEO Derrick Johnson corrected the record, saying “we want to clarify that the NAACP is a nonpartisan organization and does not endorse candidates for political office at any level.”
8. Said he played football for the University of Delaware.
At a campaign stop in Ohio in 2012, Biden told a crowd about a previous visit.
“I came, I was a football player,” Biden said. “I came here in 1963, and I had to go back, I just double checked my memory – you know, you get my age and you’re not so sure of it, you know, your glory days look more glorious than they really were and all that, so we went back on the Internet and I just want you to know, I came here in October 1963, and we beat you Bobcats 29-12.”
There’s no evidence, photographic or otherwise, that suggests Biden played football for the University of Delaware or any other university team.