Biden apologized to Obama over marriage slip
May 10th, 2012
06:06 PM ET
6 years ago

Biden apologized to Obama over marriage slip

(CNN) - Two senior administration officials said Thursday that Vice President Joe Biden met with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office Wednesday morning and apologized for putting Obama in a tough position.

The president responded to the apology by saying that he knew Biden was speaking from the heart, the officials said.

A spokeswoman for the vice president, Kendra Barkoff, also issued a statement Thursday: "The President has been the leader on this issue from day one. And the Vice President never intended to distract from that."

soundoff (34 Responses)
  1. Cool

    Obama and Biden should apologized to GOD and the World but they wont because they have no shame

    May 10, 2012 10:19 pm at 10:19 pm |
  2. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    So, he jumped the gun... I can see that happening with Biden's mouth.

    May 10, 2012 10:28 pm at 10:28 pm |
  3. Emerson

    This is between the two of them. Stop with all the apologizing and get on with running the country.

    May 10, 2012 10:31 pm at 10:31 pm |
  4. Patrick from Minnesota

    Appologize? For what? Publicly announcing the President's drive for equality is nothing to be sorry about Joe.

    May 10, 2012 10:51 pm at 10:51 pm |
  5. childofgod

    I like obama, and i voted for him, but i disagree with him for supporting gay marriages. that is abomination; there is great punishment for that sin. marriage is between a man and a woman period

    May 10, 2012 11:18 pm at 11:18 pm |
  6. Larry L

    The President and the Vice President are not like the entire Republican Congress.... They have their own minds and their own thoughts and do not take oaths to forsake their personal convictions. They are leaders and not lap-dogs to the stongest political voices.

    May 11, 2012 12:05 am at 12:05 am |
  7. Republican who supports President Obama

    They may not see eye to eye but I think they make a great team. Shame Biden can't say what he really thinks about the GOP in the senate and the house.

    May 11, 2012 02:30 am at 2:30 am |
  8. concerned

    how was he a leader in this issue since day 1 when he was against it before he was president during the election? gotta love the media

    May 11, 2012 03:14 am at 3:14 am |
  9. Michael

    Biden has a history of going off message. Come November this won't be as big of an issue as it is now.

    May 11, 2012 04:42 am at 4:42 am |
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