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Fact Check: Pete Buttigieg Blames Trump for Ohio Train Disaster

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is blaming former President Donald Trump for the train disaster in East Palestine, Ohio, claiming, “we’re constrained by law on some areas of rail regulation,” and citing a “braking rule” that was withdrawn under the Trump administration.

A black plume rises over East Palestine, Ohio, as a result of the controlled detonation of a portion of the derailed Norfolk Southern trains Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. INSET: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. (AP Photo/John Minchillo/Gene J. Puskar)

Joe Concha: Media Not Interested in Fact-checking Biden

The establishment media show a sudden lack of interest in fact-checking President Joe Biden, despite ample opportunities to do so — and despite their obsession with fact-checking President Donald Trump, noted Joe Concha in an op-ed Sunday at The Hill.

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