USA Today Corrects ‘Fact Check’ That Claimed Biden Didn’t Check His Watch During Dignified Transfer CeremonyEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

USA Today has issued a correction after falsely claiming President Joe Biden did not check his watch during a ceremony that saw the 13 U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan last month transferred at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. “This story was updated Sept. 2 to note that Biden checked his watch multiple times at the dignified transfer event, including during the ceremony itself. The rating on this claim has been changed from partly false to missing context,” USA Today wrote in the correction. The piece, a so-called fact check, had asserted that it was “wrong” to say that Biden checked his watch during the ceremony, which took place on Aug. 29. “For Biden, he did appear to check his watch during his visit to Dover Air Force Base. But he did so after the dignified transfer ceremony was over,” USA Today writer David Funke wrote. Funke said he reached …Read More

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