Joe Biden is taking heat for misstating several facts during a CNN town hall in Pennsylvania, where he misled undecided voters about a number of points, including that he’d be the first president without an Ivy League degree and that President Trump hasn’t condemned white supremacists.
Biden, 77, boasted during Thursday’s town hall hosted by Anderson Cooper that he’d be first commander-in-chief to not have an Ivy League education on his résumé, seemingly unaware that President Ronald Reagan, who was elected in 1980, went to Illinois’ Eureka College while several other presidents didn’t even get a college degree.
“When you guys started talking on television about ‘Biden, if he wins will be the first person without an Ivy League degree to be elected president,’ I said, ‘Who the hell makes you think I need an Ivy League degree to be president?’” Biden said. “I’m not joking.”
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