Will someone please get Vice President Joe Biden the number for Obama’s teleprompter guys, already?
During a speech highlighting awareness for assault on women at the Democratic National Committee’s women’s leadership forum Friday, “Crazy Uncle Joe” praised former Sen. Bob Packwood — “who was forced out of Congress over sexual harassment claims,” according to Fox News.
Fox News reported:
Asked about the reference, Biden’s office told Fox News: “Throughout his entire career, the vice president has been a leading voice in the fight to stop violence against women.”
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest also pointed to Biden’s record on women’s issues when asked about the remarks.
It’s been a rocky week for Biden, who in a speech earlier this week used the term “Shylocks,” which is considered by some to be an offensive term for Jews. Biden later voiced regret for the remarks. He also described Asia as “the Orient.”