Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and US President Donald Trump speaking during the first presidential debate at the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on September 29, 2020. Jim Watson, Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images The Trump campaign has started running ads which tap into unfounded online rumors that Joe Biden wore an earpiece during Tuesday's presidential debate. The ads claim Biden "refused" to take a drug test and "declined an earpiece inspection." The Biden campaign rejected both these claims. Facebook has a policy of not fact-checking political speech or ads, although there are some exceptions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Trump campaign has been running Facebook ads promoting a baseless online rumor that Joe Biden used an earpiece during the presidential campaign.The ads feature a photo of Joe Biden taken in 2019, photoshopped so he has a slightly oversized earbud in his ear and bearing the slogan "Why won't sleepy Joe commit to an earpiece inspection?"The caption reads: "Joe's BEGGING for breaks during the debate!

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  • Trump's campaign has spent up to $40,000 on Facebook ads promoting baseless rumors that Biden wears an earpiece
    The ads claim Biden "refused" to take a drug test and "declined an earpiece inspection." The Biden campaign rejected both these claims.
    09/30/2020 - 11:30 pm | View Link
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