He went the wrong way after Biden on topics such as gun control, limits, his tax planning and epidemic response. CNN counted at least 10 false or misleading claims made by Trump against his opponent.
Here’s a look at the president’s claims and the facts behind them.
Trump argued that Biden “wants to eliminate America’s borders.”
Trump suggested that Biden and the Democrats want to destroy the suburbs.
“They want to destroy your suburbs. You know that,” Trump said.
oil and gas
Trump argued that Biden promised to end oil and coal production.
“Biden has promised to cease production of American oil, shawls, clean coal, no fracking,” Trump said.
Biden’s written plan proposes a “new oil and gas ban on public lands and water” and he vows to “establish an enforcement mechanism to achieve net zero emissions no later than 2050” Would require a significant reduction in oil and gas. production.
However, Trump’s claim has at least some basis: during the Democratic primaries, Biden sometimes suggested that he was proposing to keep everyone from getting furled.
Trump claimed that Biden “supports cutting police funding.”
Fact First: Biden has clearly not supported the call to “discredit the police”. He suggested some of the funds could be redirected to social services, mental health counseling and affordable housing, but in July, comments made for one activist, Biden, denied the Federation federal funds to specific police departments Immediately changed its previous proposal to do what is not certain standards.
Looting and assault
According to the president, Biden cheered on the rioters, referring to them as “peaceful protesters”.
Trump said, “Biden voted for the Iraq War.”
Fact First: This requires context.
“Joe Biden planned to close the blanket would collapse our economy,” Trump said.
Fact First: This is incorrect and needs context. Trump is referring to an interview where Biden was responding to a hypothetical scenario, not proposing a national shutdown.
During an ABC interview on August 21, Biden was asked what he would do if he asked the country to close for the presidency. “I’ll shut it down. I’ll listen to the scientists,” said Biden.
Biden did not suggest that America should be shut down now. Additionally, the President cannot unilaterally close the country. They can offer guidance and take other measures, but states have limited their power to control the restrictions they impose.
According to Trump, Biden said that “if he went to a charter school he was elected.”
Fact First: This claim about charter schools is an exaggeration.
“Joe Biden opposes the Trump / DeVos conception of ‘school choice’, which is private school vouchers that will destroy our public schools. He is also for profit and against underperforming charter schools and all charters Believes in holding schools accountable. ” In an email last month, a Biden spokesman said parents did not oppose choosing to send their children to public magnet schools, high-performing public charters or traditional public schools.
Travel to china
“When I banned travel from China, Biden called it hysterical and xenophobic,” Trump claimed.
Fact First: Trump has never suspended all travel from China and it is unclear whether Biden was referring to the time he attacked “Trump’s record of hysteria and xenophobia.”
Biden Tax Plan
After claiming that 2021 would be one of the best years financially, Trump said “until the wrong person goes in and quadruples everyone’s taxes.”
Fact First: Trump is falsely describing Biden’s plan to raise taxes. Biden’s plan would increase taxes for people over $ 400,000 per year. They have promised not to raise taxes for the low-tax makers, although they can see the impact through their plan to raise the top corporate tax rate.