Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing heat for a video which recently surfaced concerning comments he made about former Vice President Dick Cheney.
In the video, which was reportedly recorded in 2015 during a Humphrey School of Public Affairs symposium at the University of Minnesota, Biden said he “actually” likes Cheney “for real.” He goes on to call him a “decent man.”
“I actually like Dick Cheney, for real. I get on with him. I think he’s a decent man,” Biden said, as the Daily Caller reports.
According to the report, the video was dug up by Emma Vigeland, an associate with The Young Turks, and quickly went viral.
“Biden’s mild praise for the former vice president was enough to spark an online backlash,” the Daily Caller reports: