The Biden administration pressures fact checkers to rewrite reality

President Joe Biden wanted to ban gas stoves but ultimately backed down due to backlash. Now we know his administration tries to rewrite history by pressuring “fact checkers.”

According to emails acquired by the watchdog group Functional Government Initiative, the Consumer Product Safety Commission pressured fact-checking site Snopes to change its rating on the claim that it was considering banning gas stoves. As has been covered before, Biden appointee Richard Trumka Jr., one of just four members (at the time), was pushing heavily for a ban, and the agency released a plan to target half of gas stoves on the market in February 2023.

The initial claim that the CPSC was considering a ban was rated as a “mixture” of truth and falsehood by Snopes. One day later,
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