Joe Biden Repeats 2013’s ‘Lie of the Year’ in 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden repeated a line deemed “Lie of the Year” by fact-checkers PolitiFact in 2013 during a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa on Monday.

Biden unveiled his campaign’s health care proposal on Monday.
The plan essentially keeps Obamacare in place while introducing a “public
option” for those who cannot afford Obamacare.

But in the course of describing his plan, Biden repeated a
long-ago debunked claim about Obamacare. In 2013, PolitiFact labeled the phrase,
“If you like your health care plan, you can keep it,” the “Lie
of the Year.”

“[T]he promise was impossible to keep,” PolitiFact wrote six
years ago.

But that didn’t stop Biden from repeating it during his policy
roll out in Des Moines on Monday. While comparing his health care plan to
Medicare for All, the preferred policy of Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth
Warren, Biden brought back the false claim

“How many of you like your employer-based health care? Did
you think it was adequate?” Biden asked the AARP Forum attendees. “Now, if I
come along and say, ‘Finished, you can’t have it anymore.’ Well, that’s what Medicare
for All does. You cannot have it, period.

“So, I leave people the option. If you like your health care
plan and your employer-based plan, you can keep it. If, in fact, you have private
insurance, you can keep it,” Biden said.

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