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Biden hits back at claims he witnessed Pittsburgh bridge collapse: ‘Another day, another lie’

President Biden faced derision and skepticism Social media after he told a crowd Tuesday that he saw a bridge collapse in Pittsburgh last year.

Biden was promoting his economic policies during a stop at Ingeteam, a maker of wind generators in Milwaukee, when he brought up the collapse of 2022. “Many of you were with me when I was in Pittsburgh,” he told the crowd. “By the way, Pittsburgh is a city of bridges—more bridges in Pittsburgh than any other city in America.”

He went on to state, “I saw that bridge collapse“, adding: “I got to it and saw it go down more than 200 feet off the ground through a valley. It collapsed. Thank God school was out during the pandemic.”

A video of Biden’s comments went viral on X, formerly known as Twitter.

Biden hits back at claims he witnessed Pittsburgh bridge collapse: ‘Another day, another lie’

President Biden speaks to guests of Ingeteam Inc., an electrical equipment manufacturer, on August 15, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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“Must have happened during one of his long haul truck routes,” wrote former congressional candidate David Giglio, recalling another Biden tale.

Washington Times White House correspondent Paul Bedard wrote to set the record straight: “He turned up hours later, as he was in town on an infrastructure mission . . .”

Battleground podcast host Sean Parnell was horrified by the president’s remarks.

“I can assure you that Biden did not personally see a bridge collapse here in Pittsburgh,” he wrote. “My lord…”

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President Biden arrives aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, August 15, 2023. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

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Another day another lie… why is this tolerated,” Outkick broadcaster Dan Dakich wrote.

“He literally cannot get through a speech without objectively lying,” wrote viral conservative personality Sunny McSunnyface. “If only there was some kind of tracker that could track these presidential lies, [CNN fact-checker Daniel Dale] et al.”

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“Unbelievable how often he lies,” wrote PGA Tour golfer Hunter Mahan.

“Realistically not a ‘gotcha’ … Joe has been making up his own reality for 50 years in public life just to keep moving forward … ‘best in class,'” the Futures host wrote Edge Podcast Jim Iuorio.

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Jessica Chasmar contributed to this report.

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