Members of a Delaware church are disputing a claim from Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden that he was “raised in the black church,” and in particular, their house of worship.
Biden, who is known for telling whoppers, misremembering important details, plagiarizing political language and appearing to embellish his political and street credentials, made a claim in Iowa early this year that his entire “political identity” was molded by relationships with minorities from his youth during the civil rights movement.
“I have a lot of black support because that’s where I come from. I was raised in the black church, politically, not a joke,” Biden said in Des Moines in January, The Des Moines Register reported.
“When I got into politics, I was the only white guy working on the east side, in the projects, because these were the guys I grew up with. These were the guys I worked with,” Biden also said at the event, according to The Washington