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Why Won't Barack Obama Speak In Support Of His 'Best Buddy' Joe Biden?

Jeff Katz
July 16, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Former vice president Joe Biden found himself in some water, especially after his love letters to racist senators were revealed prior to the Democratic debates, and he's certainly taken a hit in the public eye. Some Democrats have come to his defense, while others, such as Kamala Harris at the debates, ripped him.

But does anyone wonder where his best buddy Barack Obama has been during all this? Biden made a point of saying he asked Obama not to endorse him for president, but the former Commander-in-Chief has remained incredibly silent in commenting on any of his VP's blunders. 

Krystal Ball has an op-ed for The Hill discussing the Obamas' silence on Joe Biden. Read it here.