Hotel rooms and car service for Vice President Joe Biden’s Thanksgiving trip to Rome and Croatia cost over $300,000, according to recently released government contracts.
The vice president, his wife Jill Biden, and other relatives are spending the holiday abroad. Biden is first making a stop in Zagreb, Croatia for meetings, before heading to Italy on Wednesday.
Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) responded to Ted Strickland’s characterization of him as “the enemy,” suggesting that it indicates the Democratic candidate for Senate would contribute to the “partisan gridlock” in Washington.
Some Joe Biden supporters are reluctant to support Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primary race even after the vice president officially announced that he will not run for president.
Joe Biden jabbed at Democrats who regard Republicans as their “enemies” during remarks from the White House Wednesday.
Joe Biden is probably going to run for president, according to sources who may or may not know what they’re talking about. If the VP does decide to enter the race, he would instantly become the party’s preferred candidate in the likely event that Hillary Clinton is indicted for “gross negligence” under the Espionage Act. Biden’s presence in the race would mean that the number of legitimate candidates on the Democratic debate stage would double from one to two. He might actually pretend to campaign against Hillary Clinton, with whom he has some crucial differences, such as:
Ninety-one percent of the hundreds of individuals who raised money for the 2012 Obama-Biden reelection campaign are not listed among the ranks of Hillary Clinton’s most successful bundlers.