Using his first address to a joint session of Congress to pitch an ambitious expansion of government, President Joe Biden made several broad misrepresentations of the issues he pledged to tackle.
The president’s overall message Wednesday night involved offering his liberal agenda as the remedy for a litany of crises that he said the country faces.
But on multiple fronts, Biden painted an inaccurate picture of the problems his proposals aim to fix.
Here are the biggest whoppers from Biden’s speech.
BLAMING TRUMP FOR THE BORDER CRISIS
As he has in the past, Biden pointed the finger at former President Donald Trump for the surge in migration that has unfolded since he took office in January.
“When I was vice president, the president asked me to focus on providing the help needed to address the root causes of migration,” Biden said during his speech. “And it helped