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Thu Aug 29, 2019, 06:12 PM

 

Biden rejects report he flubbed details in anecdote about war heroes

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/29/biden-war-heroes-report-1478760?fbclid=IwAR2mAberUWTBMRvMOUoLZy0lBqFHonDyvNQ7ddZRwIqWIWIoYR8Jw3lCeqo


But The Post found after conducting “interviews with more than a dozen U.S. troops, their commanders and Biden campaign officials, it appears as though the former vice president has jumbled elements of at least three actual events into one story of bravery, compassion and regret that never happened.”

Though Biden said on Thursday that he was unaware of The Post’s reporting, he was confident that the “essence” of his stories was accurate. But in last week’s retelling in particular, the Post report found, Biden flubbed a number of details, including the location of the encounter, the period of time during which it took place, the act of heroism, the kind of medal awarded, his own role in the ceremony, and the recipient’s military branch and rank.

“I don’t understand what they’re talking about, but the central point is it was absolutely accurate what I said,” Biden told the Charleston-based Post and Courier. “He refused the medal. I put it on him, he said, ‘Don’t do that to me, sir. He died. He died.’”

Biden’s numerous misstatements during this presidential campaign have come under heavy scrutiny as the septuagenarian frontrunner’s mental acuity has been questioned by President Donald Trump and even some Democrats. Trump, of course, has an extensive record of making misstatements and spreading falsehoods himself. And Biden dismissed concerns about his fitness for office as “ridiculous.”
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Thu Aug 29, 2019, 06:14 PM

1. This is a duplicate

 

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Thu Aug 29, 2019, 06:48 PM

2. Biden's gaffes don't appear to be going away.

 

"The Post report details how Biden’s stories appear to have shifted over time, growing more dramatic since he began recounting them in earnest on the campaign trail for himself and other candidates."
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