FACT CHECK: Photo Shows Biden Placing Voting Sticker On Granddaughter, Not Inappropriate Touching

Joseph Casieri | Fact Check Reporter

A post shared on social media purportedly shows photos of President Joe Biden touching his granddaughter inappropriately in public.



Verdict: False

The claim is inaccurate. Biden was placing an “I Voted” sticker on her shirt.

Fact Check:

President Joe Biden has claimed he will continue to try to forgive billions of student loan debt, according to Fox News. Biden posted on X page that he is “not backing down” from his promise to relieve student debt.

A post shared on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, shows two screenshots of an outing Biden had with his granddaughter and a still of a scene from “The Big Lebowski.” The image allegedly shows Biden touching his granddaughter, Natalie Biden, in an inappropriate way.

Text on the scene reads, “His, Granddaughter dude.”

The claim is inaccurate. The photos are taken out of context. The full video shows that his granddaughter placed an “I Voted” sticker on his lapel and then he placed one on her shirt as well.

The two went to Delaware to vote early in the 2022 midterm elections, AP News reported. Biden has been accused of sexual assault during the 2020 election by former employee Tara Reade, according to AP News. Biden responded to the claims, “I’m saying unequivocally, it never, never happened.”(RELATED: Fact Checking Biden’s Recent Claims About Wage Growth, Inflation)

This is not the first time misinformation has been shared online. Check Your Fact debunked a claim that President Joe Biden proposed a policy to pay Americans $400 a month.

Joseph Casieri

Fact Check Reporter