Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenIowa Ballot: Most certainly caucus goers want a number of or most candidates would drop out Iowa Ballot: Most certainly caucus goers want a number of or most candidates would drop out Meghan McCain: ‘I really feel slighted as a conservative’ by Biden flip-flop on Hyde Modification MORE revealed on Tuesday that his household and former President Obama’s household received collectively final weekend to rejoice his granddaughter Maisy Biden and Sasha Obama’s commencement from highschool.
“Her finest good friend is Sasha Obama. Barack and Jill and the entire household, we had a complete get collectively,” Biden advised a crowd in Davenport, Ia.
Maisy Biden and Sasha Obama graduated from Washington, D.C.’s Sidwell Pals Faculty on Sunday.
The previous vice chairman cited the commencement as his purpose for not attending the Iowa Democratic Occasion’s annual Corridor of Fame dinner final week.
“Certainly one of my opponents criticized me for not going to Iowa to speak for five minutes,” Biden advised a bunch of lobbyists and donors in Washington on Monday. “My granddaughter was graduating. It was my daughter’s birthday. I’d skip inauguration for that.”
Whereas Biden was not current on the occasion, he seemed to be on the minds of his Democratic major opponents, who took quite a few alternatives to not directly criticize him over the weekend.
Biden’s go to to Iowa on Monday marked his second go to to the Hawkeye State as a 2020 contender.
The go to additionally coincided with President TrumpDonald John TrumpTop Armed Companies Republican plots push for 0B protection funds Amash exits Home Freedom Caucus in wake of Trump impeachment stance Amash exits Home Freedom Caucus in wake of Trump impeachment stance MORE‘s go to to the state.
The 2 males criticized one another on Tuesday, with Biden calling Trump “an existential risk to America,” and Trump saying the previous vice chairman was “slower than he was.”