During his meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Joe Biden retold an already debunked story he previously told in May.
“I got to tell you a quick story that has nothing to do with anything,” he began telling Jonhson before recalling one time he was approached by “a guy, who was the number three guy from New Jersey in seniority as a conductor” on the same day he learned he had flown 1.3 million miles on Air Force One as Vice President. He continued that the conductor, since identified as Angelo Negri, asked “Do you know how many miles you traveled on Amtrak?” before revealing it to be over 2 million miles.
Negri died in 2014, and his obituary states he retired from Amtrak in 1993, while Biden was still a senator.
In a previous speech in May, Biden said Negri told him he traveled 1.5 million miles, and said it was during his “fourth or fifth year” as VP, or roughly two decades after Negri’s retirement, and a timeline that also includes seven months after his death.
This comes weeks after the White House was forced to admit that Biden did not visit the Tree of Life synagogue after the murder of 11 congregants in 2018 despite Biden’s claim to have. The Synagogue’s
Matt Palumbo is the author of The Man Behind the Curtain: Inside the Secret Network of George Soros, Dumb and Dumber: How Cuomo and de Blasio Ruined New York, Debunk This: Shattering Liberal Lies, and Spygate