President Joe Biden got fact checked on Twitter for a bogus claim that the deficit is shrinking.
The fact check came after Biden claimed he had lowered the deficit, despite signing trillions of dollars in spending bills and raising taxes.
"The Biden-Harris Administration lowered the deficit with the single largest one-year reduction in American history,” the claim from the White House read on Twitter.
The Biden-Harris Administration lowered the deficit with the single largest one-year reduction in American history.
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) November 22, 2022
"Biden’s bogus claim has been repeatedly fact-checked as misleading by major outlets, but he and his staff continue to spread the talking point as fact," reported Breitbart.
"The main source of falling deficits is the expiration of emergency coronavirus relief spending, not anything that Biden has done," according to Breitbart.
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget reported that Biden has added at least $2.5 trillion to the deficit.
"Since billionaire Elon Musk purchased Twitter, more bogus political claims are fact-checked thanks to a crowdsourced fact-checking program known as Birdwatch.
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