GOP falsely says Biden pushing mandatory pre-K, community college

The White House's proposal is to make these educational benefits available, but not to make them mandatory.

5/3/2021 11:44:00 PM

.MaddowBlog: The White House's proposal is to make these educational benefits available, but not to make them mandatory.

The White House's proposal is to make these educational benefits available, but not to make them mandatory.

The Tennessee Republican's officetoldCNN,"As happens on live TV, she misspoke." As someone who's garbled a few lines during television appearances, I'm sympathetic to such verbal missteps.But as a rule, people misspeak when they say"million," when they meant"billion." Or perhaps referencing"Iran," when they meant"Iraq." It's a little tougher to say it was a slip of the tongue when a senator tells a national television audience,"Three-year-old pre-K: they're going to mandate this. Two years of college whether you like it or not. These are the things that take away choices from the American people."

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That seems like more of a false argument than an example of misspeaking.Complicating matters a bit, Blackburn publisheda tweetfeaturing her on-air appearance, including the false claim, and as of this morning, that tweet has not been removed. Read more: MSNBC »

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MaddowBlog Seriously, who would even believe that they would be mandatory smh MaddowBlog Again, nothing new to report...these folks are just plain liars and they have absolutely no shame perpetuating lies. And their constituents are no different. How can they carry a Bible and walk inside a church? Yes, they are called: Pharisees!

MaddowBlog 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗺𝘆 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗱𝗲𝗯𝘁 𝗜 𝗱𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗸 𝗜 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝗺𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗺𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗺𝗲.𝗜 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗸𝗲𝗲𝗽 𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗽𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗴𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗺𝘆 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲 William_3BTC MaddowBlog What would ole Marsha do without cases of Clairol at the ready...

MaddowBlog The GQP is consistently lying to the American people. Constantly being shown to be liars. Yet their easily manipulated and conned base, just keep believing every outlandish thing they're told. MaddowBlog I was widowed when my son was 9 mos old. Daycare costs were around 10k per year. How great that would have been. Free daycare at 3-4. That’s 20k I could have saved for my son for his final two years to earn a BD after obtaining an AD for free. Imagine the impact on communities!

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