Biden Tells ‘The View’ Obama’s Presidency Had No ‘Whisper of Scandal’ — Conservatives Can Think of a Few

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2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden spoke out about his time as vice president under the Obama administration during an appearance on “The View” on Friday, prompting some social media users to question his claims.

As IJR Blue reported, the ladies asked Biden about his relationship with former President Barack Obama, and he responded by explaining how they still have a very close, personal relationship.

“We became very close personal friends … they think there are very few, probably no other administration where the president and vice president became as personally close, I grew to respect him and he is just a man of great honor and discipline,” said Biden.

When asked about what makes him most proud of his tenure by Obama’s side in the White House, he noted how “incredibly proud” he was to serve with President Donald Trump’s predecessor and cited what he sees as the administration’s lack of controversy.

“Not one single whisper of scandal,” Biden said of Obama’s presidency.

Watch his remark below:

However, many conservatives spoke out against the claim, pointing out that Obama’s presidency was not perfect and had its share of issues and scandals.

Here are some reactions to his claim below:

As IJR Red previously reported, Obama recently made a similar claim about his administration, despite several “mistakes of integrity,” including when Politifact credited him for “lie of the year” for promising “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it” under Obamacare after that didn’t turn out to be the case for many Americans.

It is unclear if Biden’s misleading comments will have any effect on his campaign or how his relationship with the former president could play a role. As IJR Blue pointed out, Obama spoke highly of Biden’s presidential bid but stopped short of endorsing him.

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James
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Apparently Sleepy Joe is forgetting the $972,000 “Obama For America” (OFA) campaign paid to Perkins-Cole beginning in April 2016 to funnel money to Fusion GPS for the Steele dossier. Perkins-Cole retained Fusion GPS at the direction of the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s campaign to compile the dossier of unverified allegations against Donald Trump. So much for Barry’s squeaky clean Administration.

Screwtape
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Joe, you’re a living fossil. Teddy Kennedy–negligent murderer, sex abuser and harasser, are long gone. Don’t forget his entreaty to Russia for intervention in the elections. So he’s an anti-American and sellout as well.

You survived those times, like the coelacanth, by staying to the depths. Maybe you should just retire and enjoy the money you and the Kerrys made by selling out this country.

Screwtape
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The nature of scandal is this: people need to know about it. This is the insidious power of the selective coverage by the media.

Lesser, but still important, is that the participants feel remorse, shame, culpability. Those are NOT Dim virtues. They require self-awareness and standards, both of which are almost pathologically lacking in that party.

Screwtape
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The nature of people who live in glass houses is both arrogant and ignorant. Maybe Joe is trying to sell another Big Lie, because the Obozo admin was anything but scandal free.

Allen Zabel
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Along with Fast and furious and the others. I can’t wait until Uncle Joe and his son are investigated in the Ukraine scandal. Talk about abuse of power?

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