Joe Biden clearly disavowed the Green New Deal during his debate with President Donald Trump on Tuesday, but his website says it’s part of his platform and calls it a “crucial framework” for climate change policy.
“No, I don’t support the Green New Deal,” Biden said. “I support the Biden plan I put forward, which is different than what [Trump] calls the Green New Deal.”
But Biden’s website says the policy has influenced his climate change plans.
“Biden believes the Green New Deal is a crucial framework for meeting the climate challenges we face,” the site read. “It powerfully captures two basic truths, which are at the core of his plan: (1) the United States urgently needs to embrace greater ambition on an epic scale to meet the scope of this challenge, and (2) our environment and our economy are completely and totally connected.”
My question is, did Biden even know what his website says, or did he just lie about it on national television?
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