FALSEHOOD #47: Biden falsely claimed that wages are up.
Biden said, “This country’s working people actually got a raise.”
Biden made this false claim on January 19, 2022, during a news conference.
EXPLANATION: This is false. In the fourth quarter of 2021, weekly earnings rose $26 higher than the previous year. But after factoring in inflation, weekly earnings declined by $37.
Greenberg, J., & Jacobson , L. (2022, January 20). Biden’s boast about rising wages ignores effect of inflation. Politifact. Retrieved December 9, 2022, from https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2022/jan/20/joe-biden/bidens-boast-about-rising-wages-ignores-effect-inf/