— Mr. Biden
Knowledge compiled by the Institute on Taxation and Progressive Coverage, a liberal analysis group in Washington, present that 91 worthwhile Fortune 500 firms didn’t pay taxes on the earnings earned in america in 2018. That included firms that diminished their tax legal responsibility via deductions for funding, a key intention of the tax cuts that Mr. Trump signed into regulation in 2017.
— Mr. Trump
Mr. Trump typically says that his administration fostered the very best economic system in historical past earlier than the onset of the pandemic. However information present that the economic system in 2019 did not measure as much as prior financial eras throughout a number of dimensions.
The growth that stretched from 2009 via early 2020 was the longest on file, and it introduced very low unemployment and enhancing wage beneficial properties. However many individuals remained on the job market’s sidelines: the employment charge for males of their prime, for example, by no means rebounded to pre-2008 disaster ranges. Output development, which did obtain a short lived enhance from Mr. Trump’s tax cuts, has in any other case typically hovered round 2 p.c. That’s roughly the extent economists see as sustainable given trendy productiveness and demographic tendencies, and decrease than the run charge that prevailed in prior many years. And inequality remained very excessive. The highest 1 p.c held virtually 40 p.c of the nation’s wealth final 12 months, little modified from 2016, based mostly on Federal Reserve information.
— Mr. Biden
The previous vice chairman was referring to a monoclonal antibody cocktail developed by the pharmaceutical firm Regeneron. The distribution of Regeneron’s therapy, which Mr. Trump acquired within the hospital this month and praised with out proof as a “remedy,” has not been finalized by federal well being officers. Regulators are additionally nonetheless analyzing scientific trial information to find out whether or not it’s efficient and which elements of the inhabitants may profit essentially the most from the therapy, which should be infused intravenously.
The Division of Well being and Human Providers has already began to arrange the outlines of a distribution plan, which leaves a lot of the decision-making on who will get the therapy to states. Via an settlement with the federal authorities, Regeneron’s first 300,000 doses will go to the federal stockpile, the place the merchandise will then be distributed to the states, who will determine how they need to be allotted.
Mr. Biden’s declare that the corporate had 500,000 vials really overstated it. Regeneron mentioned it could solely initially have sufficient doses for 50,000 sufferers, with the plan to have sufficient for about 300,000 individuals by the top of the 12 months.
— Mr. Trump
Mr. Trump seems to be referring to a Sept. 10 report from the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention that discovered eating out raised the danger of an infection greater than different social actions. The report went viral on social media, prompting the C.D.C. to put in writing on Twitter that “the interpretation that extra mask-wearers are getting contaminated in comparison with non-mask wearers is inaccurate.”
The C.D.C. adopted 314 individuals who had coronavirus signs and sought testing through the month of July; about half examined constructive. The examine discovered that within the 14 days earlier than the onset of sickness, 71 p.c of those that examined constructive and 74 p.c of those that didn’t reported at all times utilizing a material face coverings or masks when in public.
— Mr. Trump
That is deceptive.
Requested through the September presidential debate to sentence white supremacist and militia teams, Mr. Trump mentioned “certain, I’m keen” however didn’t outright denounce them. “I might say virtually all the pieces I see is from the left wing, not from the proper wing,” he mentioned as Mr. Biden and the moderator, Chris Wallace, pressed for a condemnation.
Mr. Trump then requested for a selected group to denounce, to which Mr. Biden responded “Proud Boys.”
“Proud Boys stand again and stand by,” he mentioned, happening so as to add that “anyone’s acquired to do one thing about Antifa and the left as a result of this isn’t a proper wing downside.”
— Mr. Trump
This lacks proof.
It’s true that persons are leaving New York Metropolis amid the pandemic, however it isn’t but clear what the town will appear to be within the months and years after the virus is introduced below management. A current report in Bloomberg, based mostly on information from the U.S. Postal Service collected by the corporate MYMOVE, means that 110,000 individuals on web signaled that they had been leaving Manhattan between February and July 2020. It stays unclear what number of will stay out completely.