by Joel B. Pollak
CLAIM: Joe Biden led America’s economic recovery in 2009, when he oversaw the Obama administration’s stimulus.
VERDICT: FALSE. Biden’s management of the stimulus was a disaster, with a buggy website and failures like Solyndra.
Democrats keep citing Biden’s role in the 2009 stimulus as evidence that he would be best to manage the recovery of the American recovery from the coronavirus. Billionaire mega-donor and failed presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg made that argument on the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on Thursday.
But the facts say otherwise.