CORRECTION: Fact Checkers Say It Was Not A Wire On Biden, But A “Shirt Crease”

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.

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VERDICT

False. Alleged evidence that Biden wore wire and earpiece during presidential debate show a shirt crease and, likely, a pen.

This article was produced by the Reuters Fact Check team. Read more about our fact-checking work  here .

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