Biden Claims He ‘Used to Drive an 18-Wheeler.’ What Actually Happened Is Hilarious

President Joe Biden raised eyebrows on Wednesday by claiming that he “used to drive an 18-wheeler.”

So what

Is the president’s alleged past as a free-wheeling trucker the new “Corn Pop”?

What Biden said

The president made the claim while visiting a Mack Truck factory in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, and quickly clarified that he “got to” drive a cargo truck.

Money quote: “I used to drive an 18-wheeler, man,” Biden said. “I got to.”

What actually happened

A spokesperson directed the media to a 1973 article about Biden riding as a passenger in a tractor trailer — and, when pressed, suggested Biden’s driving activities were limited to a school bus.

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