A video of Joseph R. Biden Jr. answering reside questions throughout a tv interview is being edited to assert, incorrectly, that the Democratic presidential nominee was utilizing a teleprompter.
Within the full interview with Telemundo, carried out on Sept. 15, Mr. Biden can clearly be seen trying to his left, the place the tv studio arrange a display screen with reside incoming questions from voters. An edited model of the video reveals only one second the place Mr. Biden was unable to view a query and says, “I misplaced that line.”
The 26-second clip from the video has been shared by folks near President Trump, together with his son Eric Trump, who tweeted on Wednesday that Mr. Biden had been “caught red-handed utilizing a teleprompter.” Mr. Trump’s marketing campaign additionally ran an advert amplifying the false declare towards Mr. Biden.
A Telemundo spokesperson mentioned Wednesday that current social media posts claiming that Mr. Biden used a teleprompter throughout an interview with Noticias Telemundo and the anchor Jose Diaz-Balart have been false.