• February 6, 2023

FACT CHECK: “It’s a rosary that Biden wears that belonged to his son Beau Biden”

 FACT CHECK: “It’s a rosary that Biden wears that belonged to his son Beau Biden”

The
night of the first Presidential debate between President Donald Trump and
former Vice President Joe Biden on September 29th created viral
controversy over whether Joe Biden was wearing some sort of device on his left
wrist, or the rosary from his deceased son Beau who passed away on May 30, 2015.
The mainstream media quickly flooded the narrative with headlines about
right-wing conspiracy theorists while exclaiming, “it’s his dead son’s rosary”
and the social media trolls quickly pounced the scene to discredit anyone
alleging otherwise. But the fact of the matter is – it wasn’t his dead son’s
rosary – and the evidence is below.

CLAIM by Reuters: “The object on his wrist appears to be a pen or a rosary that he wears to honor his late son,” and they linked to the 2017 interview with Megyn Kelly.

CLAIM by USA Today: “It’s much more likely that object is a rosary,” and they linked to the 2017 interview with Megyn Kelly.

CLAIM by AP News: “In fact, Biden was wearing his late son Beau’s rosary beads on his wrist. Photos and video from the debate show the rosary peeking out of his cuff,” and they linked to the 2017 interview with Megyn Kelly.

CLAIM by Snopes: “It’s a rosary that Biden wears that belonged to his son Beau Biden, who died in 2015 of cancer,” and they linked to the 2017 interview with Megyn Kelly.

CLAIM by Social Media
Trolls: “It’s
his dead son’s rosary idiot! He always wears it on his left wrist and never
takes it off,” and they linked to the 2017 interview with Megyn Kelly.

CLAIM by Joe Biden:  On November 13, 2017 in the Megyn Kelly interview for the opening night of his book tour, that all mainstream news cited, Biden claimed “I have not taken off the rosary Beau was wearing when he passed since then, but it’s my connection with him.”

RATING:

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