As a U.S. senator, Joe Biden repeatedly urged President George H.W. Bush not to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court until after the election year, a position that is at odds with President Obama’s push to nominate a replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia before he leaves office.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A prominent Democratic donor worried about the party’s chances of winning the presidency emailed dozens of fans of Vice President JoeBiden on Friday, urging them to remain prepared to donate if Biden jumps into the race.
President Obama huddled with White House aides on Monday to prepare for the Iowa Caucus results, the Free Beacon has learned. Senator Bernie Sanders is widely expected to win the state’s Democratic primary. If that happens, the White House is expected to deploy some new hardware that was recently installed with the help of some children.
The Obama administration is denying official Iranian reports claiming that U.S. officials “extended an apology” to the Islamic Republic following a Tuesday standoff over the capture of 10 U.S. sailors whose boats had reportedly drifted into Iranian territorial waters.
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.