Everything that was completely false in Eric Trump’s bizarre convention speech

Yet another one of Trump’s children made a speech at the RNC on Tuesday night, who mostly used his speech to speak directly to his father, cheering him on and praising him.

Eric Trump did also use his speech make constant appeals to the president's base and numerous criticisms of "cancel culture".

The speech, however, was riddled with multiple falsehoods. Here are some of the most glaring...

Eric Trump falsely says Biden wants to defund police

"Biden has pledged to defund the police," the president's son said Tuesday.

This assertion is totally inaccurate. According to NBC, Biden flat out rejected this idea calls from the hard left in June, telling CBS News: "No, I don't support defunding the police."

Biden has instead proposed to increase police funding by "reinvigorate the COPS program with a $300 million investment," according to his official platform.

He claimed his father achieved peace in the Middle East and stopped “never-ending wars”

“Never-ending wars were finally ended,” Eric Trump said when listing his father’s accomplishments.

In fact, the US still has troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, where attacks carried out by the Islamic State have surged.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow immediately fact-checked this claim, noting “it appears that President Trump has increased the number of U.S. military personnel serving abroad.”

Eric Trump falsely said Biden wants to 'take away' the Second Amendment

Trump’s son also claimed that Biden has pledged to "take away our cherished Second Amendment."

This is blatantly false. While Biden does have a gun control plan that includes a push for universal background checks, a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, etc., he has not pledged to erase an amendment to the American constitution.

He said Biden wants to raise taxes

“Biden has pledged to raise your taxes by $4 trillion. Eighty-two percent of Americans will see their taxes grow significantly,” Eric Trump said in his speech.

The claim on widespread tax increases is false, and was also made on the first night of the convention by Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.

Biden has repeatedly pledged not to raise taxes on those making less than $400,000 a year.

Perhaps the Trump Campaign should have tried to stick with actual politicians, rather than only members of his own family, to make speeches for his re-election.

Although considering the president's own track record with the truth, it might not change anything.

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