Donald Trump’s long, false list of things Joe Biden would ban, abolish or destroy

Donald Trump’s long, false list of things Joe Biden would ban, abolish or destroy

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Carson City Airport, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Carson City, Nev. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) According to President Donald Trump’s storyline, Joe Biden and his allies want to ban or destroy many things that matter to Americans, like health care protections, the Second Amendment and churches. “The radical left is hell bent on destroying everything we love and cherish,” Trump said at a campaign rally in Sanford, Florida, on Oct. 12, with no shortage of hyperbole. Three days later, Trump pressed this theme, tweeting that Biden and Democrats “will kill your jobs, dismantle your police departments, dissolve your borders, release criminal aliens, raise your taxes, confiscate your guns, end fracking, destroy your suburbs, and drive God from the public square.” As part of our 2020 election coverage, PolitiFact has been monitoring and fact-checking Trump’s claims like these on Twitter , at campaign rallies , at White House events and during media interviews . And we’ve noticed a pattern: His claims about things Biden and Democrats want to eliminate are routinely inaccurate, misleading, oversimplified or exaggerated. (We’ve also been fact-checking Biden .) Here’s a rundown of more than a dozen things Trump commonly — and falsely — says Biden wants to ban, abolish or destroy, along with the facts. Biden “will destroy your protections for pre-existing conditions” Biden does not want to end these protections. Biden says he supports and wants to defend the Affordable Care Act , the health care law […]

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