Fact-checking President Biden’s State of the Union speech
President Joe Biden delivered his second State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Here is a fact check of some of the claims from Biden and the Republican response by Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders:
Biden claimed his administration cut the federal deficit by “more than $1.7 trillion.”
In the last two years, my administration has cut the deficit by more than $1.7 trillion – the largest deficit reduction in American history.
Facts First: Biden’s boast leaves out important context. It is true that the federal deficit fell by $1.7 trillion under Biden...