FACT CHECK UPDATE FROM POLITIFACT:
Biden did not wear a wire during the first presidential debate
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A widely shared video on Facebook claims to show former Vice President Joe Biden wearing a wire during the first presidential debate. In fact, it shows a crease in his shirt.
The post was widely shared in conspiratorial groups and is the latest example of misinformation about presidential candidates getting help during debates.
More from Reuters:
False. Alleged evidence that Biden wore wire and earpiece during presidential debate show a shirt crease and, likely, a pen.
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