AP FACT CHECK: Trump team distortions on Biden and police
July 10, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign team is misrepresenting Democratic rival Joe Biden's stance on improving police practices following George Floyd's death.
In ads and emails this week, the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee assert that Biden would "defund the police." That's not Biden's position. The former vice president has repeatedly made clear he would boost money for social services and condition federal dollars on police adhering to standards of decency.
Meanwhile, Biden left out some context when he asserted that Trump had ordered the government...