Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims He Cut the Deficit – IOTW Report

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims He Cut the Deficit

Breitbart: CLAIM: President Joe Biden claimed during the State of the Union that over the the last two years, he “cut the deficit by more than $1.7 trillion – the largest deficit reduction in American history.”

VERDICT: MISLEADING. Biden is “distorting reality” when he claims his administration is responsible for reducing the deficit, according to CNN:

The deficit has been smaller under the Biden administration than it was at the end of President Donald Trump’s tenure. But the deficit has been bigger under the Biden administration than the nonpartisan federal Congressional Budget Office had projected it would be if the Biden-era federal government stuck with the laws that were in effect when Trump left office in early 2021.

Breitbart News’s John Carney has questioned how the Biden administration expects to sell to the America people that the president is fiiscally responsible: MORE

5 Comments on Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims He Cut the Deficit

  1. Every day in the Biden administration is “opposites day”, so cutting the deficit means adding to it, closing the border means putting up a welcome sign, and adding X number of jobs means that X amount is no longer employed.

    And can we stipulate that those two gross humans kissed each other and NOT keep posting a photo of it? My gastrointestinal constitution is in an upheaval over the first time i saw it.


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