US POLITICS

Conservative commentators, politicians distort Biden's remarks on tanks for Ukraine

Published on 03/02/2023 at 22:18

Conservative politicians and commentators claim US President Joe Biden defied his own warnings about triggering a third World War with Russia by delivering tanks to Ukraine. But the quote shared as proof has been edited to distort its meaning; Biden said in March 2022 that having "planes and tanks and trains going in with American pilots and American crews" would constitute "World War III."