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What A Liar: WashPost Gives Biden ‘4 Pinocchios’

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  •  “There’s an analysis that says investment in the Chips and Science Act will create 1 million — more than 1 million construction jobs alone over the next six years building semiconductor factories in America,” Biden claimed this week.
  • But one of the Biden administration’s most solid mainstream media allies, the actual figure would be closer to 6,200.
  • “[T]he president stumbled badly here,” a Post factchecker wrote. In public remarks, and then in a tweet, he claimed 1 million construction jobs would be created because of the Chips Act. The real number was just 6,200, according to the industry-commissioned report cited as the source.”

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