Vice President Joe Biden said that ‘independent' candidate Greg Orman "will be with us" if he wins in the Kansas Senate race against incumbent Pat Roberts (R., Kan.).
"We have a chance of picking up an independent who will be with us in the state of Kansas," Biden said during an interview with WPLR FM on Tuesday.
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Orman has repeatedly stated that, if elected, he would caucus with the majority party in the Senate but has denied being affiliated with the Democratic party, despite the fact that his campaign is stacked with Democratic operatives.
After Biden's statement, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said he was not aware that anybody from the White House, including Biden, had endorsed Orman for Senate: