Biden suggests having a live fact-checker during presidential debates

While making remarks on Wednesday in Wilmington, Del., former Vice President Joe Biden suggested he would like a crawl during the televised presidential debates that fact-checks him and President Trump.

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- And last quickly, they announced the format and the moderators of the presidential debates today. NBC's Kristen Welker batting cleanup for that last presidential debate. Is there anything, you've said you'll participate, is there anything that could dissuade you from participating? And how have you begun to prepare?

JOE BIDEN: Well, I've begun to prepare by, by going over what the president has said, multiple lies he's told. What I'd love to have is a crawler at the bottom of the screen, a fact checker when we speak. If we really wanted to do something, I think that would make a great, great debate if everything both of us said was instantly fact-checked by an agreed-to group of people out there, then we move forward. But that probably wouldn't get very far in the debate. No, I'm looking forward to debating the president. And I, and I'm going to lay out as clearly as I can what I think we have to do to bring this country back and build it back better. And I'm looking forward to the debate.