Tag Archives: Joe Biden

LIVE VIDEO: Senate Swears In Two New Democrats

Talking Points Memo reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden will escort Sen.-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) to his swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday morning, according to CNN and local reports from Alabama. While the state colleague typically accompanies a new senator to the swearing-in ceremony, Jones did not ask Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) to attend, AL.com and WAAY TV reported Tuesday evening. ...

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Joe Biden On 2020: I May Very Well Do It [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday suggested a possible 2020 bid for the presidency, saying he “may very well do it.” “If I were offered the nomination by the Lord Almighty right now, today, I would say no because we’re not ready, the family’s not ready to do this. If in a year from now, if ...

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Joe Biden: I Still Don’t Know About 2020 Bid

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: When asked whether he would run for president in “three short years,” former Vice President Joe Biden, a practicing Catholic, made the sign of the cross over his heart and laughed. But he didn’t rule it out entirely. “Yes, I think I’m qualified, but that doesn’t mean I should be president or that I will ...

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Joe Biden: Trump Has Emboldened White Supremacists

Joe Biden eviscerated Trump in an essay published today by The Atlantic. An excerpt: We have fought this battle before—but today we have a special challenge. Today we have an American president who has publicly proclaimed a moral equivalency between neo-Nazis and Klansmen and those who would oppose their venom and hate. We have an American president who has emboldened ...

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Joe Biden At Democratic LGBT Gala: Hold Donald Trump Accountable To His Claim To Be Your Friend [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden, warning of transgender Americans “under attack” in Republican-led states, on Wednesday challenged the nation’s LGBT community to push back against President Donald Trump’s administration. “Hold President Trump accountable for his pledge to be your friend,” Biden declared at a private LGBT gala hosted by the Democratic National Committee in New York. ...

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Joe Biden Officiates Wedding For Gay DNC Staffer

The New York Daily News reports: Joe Biden’s officiating duties have no limits. The former Vice President presided over the wedding of Henry Munoz, the Democratic National Committee Finance Chair, and husband Kyle Ferrari over the weekend. This marks at least the second gay wedding Biden has officiated: he also married Brian Mosteller, the Oval Office operations director for former ...

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Joe Biden Pens WaPo Op-Ed: Americans Must Stand Against The Persecution Of LGBT People Worldwide

Former Vice President Joe Biden marked today’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia with a stirring op-ed published by the Washington Post. An excerpt: Progress doesn’t happen by chance. It happens because good people come together and demand change. And any person of conscience, regardless of their religious or partisan beliefs, should be able to agree: Violence against any person, ...

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Joe Biden Demands White House Pressure Russia To End Murders and Torture Of Gay Men In Chechnya

“I am disgusted and appalled by reports from both the Russian media and non-governmental organizations that authorities in the Russian republic of Chechnya have rounded up, tortured, and even murdered individuals who are believed to be gay. When faced with such crimes of hate and inhumanity, it is the responsibility of every person of conscience to speak out—to oppose this ...

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Joe Biden Overcome With Emotion As Obama Surprises Him With Presidential Medal Of Freedom [VIDEO]

Oh yes, you will need tissues. Via Talking Points Memo: President Barack Obama surprised an emotional Joe Biden Thursday with a farewell tribute where he presented the vice president with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Obama gave the entire Biden clan a glowing tribute, including his children, grandchildren and wife, Jill Biden. He described Biden and Jill as “an all-American ...

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Joe Biden On 2020 Bid: Never Say Never [VIDEO]

CBC News reports: Vice President Joe Biden is continuing his coy approach to a possible 2020 presidential bid. For now, it’s no. The Democrat told Stephen Colbert on CBS’ “Late Show” Tuesday, “I don’t plan on running again, but to say you know what’s going to happen in four years is just not rational.” He added, “I can’t see the ...

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Obama And Biden Won’t Attend Castro’s Funeral

The Hill reports: President Obama and Vice President Biden will not attend the funeral of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, the White House said Monday. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters to “stay tuned” as to which top U.S. officials, if any, would attend the funeral, scheduled for Dec. 4. Top Republicans have urged Obama not to attend ...

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REPORT: Hillary Considers Biden For Secretary Of State

CNN reports: Vice President Joe Biden’s name has been mentioned, among others, as a potential choice for Secretary of State in a would-be Hillary Clinton administration, according to sources connected to the campaign and the transition team. Those sources also caution that his name is one among many under consideration to be presented to Clinton in the event of forming ...

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Dem Heavy-Hitters Star In New Hillary Ad [VIDEO]

Millennial outreach continues. Via Mediaite: How do you do, fellow kids? The Hillary Clinton campaign has put up a “Squad Goals” video, because that’s a thing that young people like, right? And who’s in Clinton’s “squad”? Why, President Obama, Joe Biden, Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders. Take that, Tay Tay!

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Joe Biden Compares Trump To Joseph Stalin [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is getting some assistance from Joe Biden in his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Monday. The vice president argued that Trump is the most uninformed presidential nominee in history. “He would have loved Stalin. He would have loved Stalin,” Biden said about Trump, who has praised Saddam Hussein for his prowess in ...

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Joe Biden: Happy Birthday POTUS, Besties Forever

Vice President Joe Biden celebrated President Obama’s 55th birthday today by tweeting out a photo of the friendship bracelet made for him by the president back in June as part of a voter registration promotion. See that video below. Also sending birthday wishes today was Hillary Clinton, who tweeted out a meme-ready image. At age 47 in January 2009, Obama ...

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Joe Biden Officiates Same-Sex Wedding

ABC News reports: Vice President Joe Biden officiated his first wedding ever — and it was for a same sex couple. Biden officiated over the wedding of two longtime White House staffers, Brian Mosteller and Joe Mahshie, at the Naval Observatory on Monday, his office said. Posting a photo of the ceremony on Twitter, Biden wrote, “Proud to marry Brian ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Headlines Dem Convention

The headliners for the third night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention are about to begin speaking. On the roster are Sen. Sherrod Brown, Jill Biden, Joe Biden, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Michael Bloomberg, and President Obama. Watch below.

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Bernie “Isn’t There Yet” On Endorsing Hillary [VIDEO]

Via Politico: While Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday recounted a conversation with Bernie Sanders in which he said the Vermont senator would endorse Hillary Clinton, Sanders himself declared later in the evening that he is “not there at this moment.” “Oh, I’ve talked to Bernie, Bernie’s going to endorse her, this is going to work out,” the vice president ...

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Obama & Biden: Vote “YES” On Houston LGBT Rights

With the referendum now five days away, today President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden gave a thumbs-up in the battle to retain Houston’s LGBT rights law. Two recent polls show the “Yes” side leading by a slim margin with a large percentage still undecided.

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Clinton & Sanders Thank Joe Biden For His Service

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