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Fact Check-Joe Biden did comment on Waukesha parade tragedy

U.S. President Joe Biden has not been silent in the wake of the Waukesha, Wisconsin parade attack, contrary to claims made on social media.

On Nov. 21, Darrell E. Brooks was arrested (here) following reports he killed six people and injured dozens more after driving through a crowd of onlookers and participants during an annual Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Video of the aftermath can be seen here .

A Facebook post reads: “Has Joe Biden made a statement regarding the Wisconsin Christmas parade massacre? The left has no regard for ACTUAL innocent human life. They’re happy to feed your lives into the narrative machine.” (here).

Similar posts on Twitter can be seen here , here and here .

The president has spoken publicly about the tragedy.

President Biden can be seen in Nov. 22, 2021 footage from The White House YouTube page (here) (see 00:04 mark) referring to the “horrific act of violence.”

Biden administration Press Secretary Jen Psaki also addressed the tragedy (here) during a Nov. 29 White House press briefing.

VERDICT

False. President Biden made public remarks on Nov. 22, 2021, condemning the Christmas parade attack in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a day earlier.

This article was produced by the Reuters Fact Check team. Read more about our fact-checking work here .

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