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Biden Repeats Misleading Talking Point on Preexisting Conditions

Biden Repeats Misleading Talking Point on Preexisting Conditions

In praising the Affordable Care Act, President Joe Biden misleadingly warned of the consequences if Republicans ever repealed the law, saying that would mean “100 million Americans with preexisting conditions can once again be denied health care coverage by their insurance companies.” But those Americans could only be denied coverage on the individual market.

Biden on the Stump

Biden on the Stump

We fact-check nine claims made by the Democratic presidential nominee in recent campaign speeches.

FactChecking Biden’s Town Hall

FactChecking Biden’s Town Hall

At a televised town hall in Philadelphia, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made false and misleading claims on COVID-19, health insurance and the 1994 crime bill.

Viral Post Overstates Effect of Trump’s Order on Preexisting Conditions

Viral Post Overstates Effect of Trump’s Order on Preexisting Conditions

A popular Facebook post asks why an order by President Donald Trump “PROTECTING PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS got almost zero coverage,” and suggests it’s wrong to say he is “trying to eliminate that protection.” Trump is trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which put such protections into place, and his recent executive order, on its own, doesn’t legally guarantee them.

Biden Misleads on Preexisting Conditions

Biden Misleads on Preexisting Conditions

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden claimed President Trump’s effort in court to nullify the Affordable Care Act would “take 100 million people with preexisting conditions and move them in a direction where they can’t get coverage.” They wouldn’t all lose coverage, as the claim suggests, barring highly unlikely circumstances.

FactChecking Trump’s Weekend Press Briefings

FactChecking Trump’s Weekend Press Briefings

President Donald Trump made several false, misleading and exaggerated claims in press briefings he held Aug. 7 and 8 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.