FLASHBACK: Biden in 2008: ‘Thank God Robert Gates is in Charge’


Speaking at a National Guard Association Conference in September 2008, Joe Biden praised Defense Secretary Robert Gates, exclaiming “Thank God Gates in in charge now!”

Flash forward six years later and Gates has not returned the favor. Gates wrote a new memoir, which details his time during office, revealing can’t miss tidbits and making digs at important government officials, most notably taking a jab at Vice President Biden.

Referring to Biden, Gates wrote “I think he has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades.”