Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden said Thursday he was “surprised” at the intensity of debate-night criticism levelled at his onetime boss Barack Obama, saying the popular ex-president has nothing to apologize for.
“I must tell you, I was a little surprised at how much the incoming was about Barack,” Biden told reporters the morning after a debate in which the former vice president clashed with rivals on multiple issues, including deportation policy when he and Obama were in the White House.
“I’m proud of having served with him, I’m proud of the job he did. I don’t think there’s anything he has to apologize for,” Biden told reporters in Detroit.
Biden throughout his campaign has highlighted his partnership with America’s first black president, in part to woo African-American voters and progressive Democrats. Read more