PressBee - Russia Today :
Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden claimed he was arrested in the 1970s while trying to visit jailed South African civil rights campaigner Nelson Mandela. After critics called him out, his campaign now denies the claim.
Courting the black vote in South Carolina and Nevada this month. Biden brought up his 1970s visit to South Africa, taken when he was a Senator for Delaware. He told a South Carolina crowd that he “had the great honor of being arrested with our UN ambassador on the streets of Soweto trying to get to see [Mandela] on Robben Island.” At a black history awards event in Las Vegas last week, he claimed that Mandela him
Pants on fire! Joe Biden’s campaign says he was never ‘arrested’ trying to visit Nelson Mandela