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Joe Biden speaks after a fundraising event in Bethesda, Maryland.
Ari Fleischer tweeted Wednesday that 2020’s hopeful Joe Biden “getting what he deserves” in the Democratic space about his recent statements about working with pro-segregation senators in the past.
The former George W. Bush White House press secretary dug up a quote from the 2012 campaign trail in which Biden told a predominantly black audience in Virginia that Republicans “want to put y’ all back in chains.” He talked about the Vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan budget proposal and how the Republican candidates wanted to “unchain” Wall Street.
JOE BIDEN SAYS CORY BOOKER ‘SHOULD APOLOGIZE” FOR SLAM) ON THE WORK WITH SEGREGATION SENATORS
“[T]here is a sense of karma and the fact that Biden is now in trouble with many Democrats for the discussion of his relationship with the racial segregation of the senators,” Fleischer tweeted.
Biden has sharp criticism confronted this week by several Democratic presidential candidate, after he called former Sens. James Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia in touting his ability to work across the aisle.
BIDEN SUGGESTED BY THE COMPETITORS FOR THE HIGHLIGHTING, THE ABILITY TO WORK WITH THE RACIAL SEGREGATION SENATORS
“At least there was some courtesy,” Biden said of the Senate in the 1970s, and the racial segregation that senators, while in the case of a charity. “We have done things. We have not agreed on much of anything. We have done things. We have it done. But today, you look to the other side and you’re the enemy. Not the opposition, not the enemy. We don’t talk to each other more.”
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In particular, Senator Cory Booker, said Biden should apologize for the statement. The former Vice President responded by apologizing Booker should’ve said to him. “He knows better,” Biden said on Wednesday. “Not a racist bone in my body. I have rights to my part in citizens whole career. Period of time. Period of time. Period.”
Fox News’ Talia Kaplan contributed to this report.