Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Trump: I Could Beat Up “Crazy Joe Biden”

CNN reports: President Donald Trump is striking back at former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential 2020 election rival, for suggesting he would “beat the hell out of” Trump if they were in high school. Biden suggested Tuesday that he would “beat the hell out of” Trump if they were in high school over Trump’s lewd comments about women that ...

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Biden Mulls 2020 Running Mate And Strategy Options

Politico reports: Joe Biden knows that winning in 2020 would require a shoot-the-moon set of circumstances and luck. So his team is on the hunt for a moon shot. Between stops on his book tour and in the ramp-up for what will be a heavy midterms campaign schedule, a tight circle of aides has been brainstorming a range of tear-up-the-playbook ...

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Joe Biden To Aides: 2020 Run A “Real Possibility”

The Associated Press reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides. Huddled in his newly opened office steps from the U.S. Capitol, Biden began a planning meeting for his new diplomacy center by addressing the elephant in the room. He ...

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Biden Blasts Trump’s Praise For Rob Porter: That’s Like Saying An Axe Murderer Is A Great Painter [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden reacted to comments made today by President Trump about the outgoing White House aide accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives. During a speech in Indiana talking about sexual assault, Biden read the statement from Trump that, while not mentioning the victims, did say the White House wishes Porter well. The former VP ...

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Biden Suggests Putin Is Blackmailing Trump [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden suggested President Donald Trump may be compromised by Russia and its president. Biden sat down Thursday for an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, who asked the former vice president why Trump was “so reluctant to take on Vladimir Putin.” “Look, you know, I want to give every American, including the president, the ...

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Joe Biden: Trump Is A Joke And What He’s Doing To The FBI Is “Everything That Putin Ever Wanted” [VIDEO]

“This is the first president to make a full-throated, unvarnished attack on the entirety of the FBI. This is to discredit the FBI and discredit his own Justice Department. You know, look, I spent a lot of time traveling around the world. What do you think they’re thinking in Moscow? This is doing everything that Putin ever wanted, sowing doubt ...

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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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