Here we’ll explain why Democrats claim that the GOP legislation is a threat to veterans, as well as why Republicans claim that those opposing the bill are simply using fear tactics.
Bogus Claims About Biden’s Treatment of Homeless Veterans
After the Biden administration said it would spend $86 million to temporarily house immigrants at the southern border in hotels, viral posts — including a tweet by Rep. Madison Cawthorn — falsely claimed the White House has directed “zero dollars” to homeless veterans. The American Rescue Plan includes $750 million to provide housing for veterans.
Posts Spread Bogus Harris Quote Fabricated on Satirical Site
Biden Misquotes Trump on Gold Star Families
FactChecking the First Trump-Biden Debate
Gifting a Folded Flag Isn’t ‘Only For Fallen Veterans’
Headlines on social media misleadingly suggest that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi violated a military tradition when she gave a folded flag to the brother of George Floyd. A folded flag is not “Reserved Only For Fallen Veterans,” as one headline claims. Members of Congress routinely present flags that have flown over the U.S. Capitol as gifts.
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