November 17th, 2009
08:42 AM ET
13 years ago

Biden to make history on 'The Daily Show'

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/10/05/art.biden.gi.jpg caption="Biden will become the first VP on to appear on The Daily Show Tuesday."]WASHINGTON (CNN) - It could be an historic day for Vice President Joe Biden.

Biden heads to New York City late Tuesday afternoon and will appear on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." That's nothing new for Biden, who's appeared on the program as a guest five times over the past few years.

But this will be Biden's first time on the show since his inauguration as vice president in January. And apparently it will be the first time any sitting vice president will appear as a guest on the program.

- CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report


Filed under: Joe Biden
soundoff (59 Responses)
  1. quasar63

    Sweet, Oh & thanks alittle Daily Show is just what I need about now, seriously keep an eye on those earthquakes, s.c it's been a bother for some tm now.

    November 17, 2009 08:47 am at 8:47 am |
  2. PJ, New York Independent

    Why is this even news??

    November 17, 2009 08:49 am at 8:49 am |
  3. demsrulz

    More credible than fox news!

    November 17, 2009 08:51 am at 8:51 am |
  4. GI Joe

    Good for him.

    November 17, 2009 08:53 am at 8:53 am |
  5. Tom Bachman

    Two guys who get it wrong most of the time. VP Malaprop and A Letterman wanabe.

    November 17, 2009 09:06 am at 9:06 am |
  6. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    Have a great time Joe!!

    November 17, 2009 09:06 am at 9:06 am |
  7. File under "Sarcasm"

    Way to go Joe! Once a clown, always a clown!

    The Obama Administration and the Democrats in Congress are like a circus parade coming through town. They provide lots of laughs and lots of fun using the same old routines they use every year in every town they visit but at the end of the day, someone has to clean up the mess the animals leave behind. In this case, instead of a street cleaner with a shovel, it will be the American taxpayers writing checks to the IRS.

    November 17, 2009 09:09 am at 9:09 am |
  8. TangledThorns

    A walking joke like Biden on Jon Stewart? A new first!

    November 17, 2009 09:09 am at 9:09 am |
  9. Obama = WORST president EVER

    Wow...that's MUST MISS TV!

    November 17, 2009 09:11 am at 9:11 am |
  10. Mike Syracuse, NY

    Biden will be the biggest joke on the show.

    November 17, 2009 09:12 am at 9:12 am |
  11. hal

    This is suppose to be historical?! Ha! What a laugh-that is the only thing that will be historical for Biden. He is such a joke.

    November 17, 2009 09:15 am at 9:15 am |
  12. Tram

    YES! I love the Daily Show with Jon Stewart!

    Good move, Joe!

    November 17, 2009 09:21 am at 9:21 am |
  13. gt

    two jokes ... sorry joe ,,, just one jerk...

    November 17, 2009 09:23 am at 9:23 am |
  14. Sniffit

    Stewart pewps journalism compared to most major networks, whose behavior evidences a severe constipation of critical thought brought on by them overindulging in the cheese that is the advertising industry.

    November 17, 2009 09:24 am at 9:24 am |
  15. ROFL

    I bet he'll get some really tough questions, too.

    November 17, 2009 09:27 am at 9:27 am |
  16. sifto77

    Good place for Biden–a comedy show......he will never outstar Palin–if that is his intention! What a joker.....

    November 17, 2009 09:29 am at 9:29 am |
  17. Biden is a clown.....

    doesn't he have anything better to do today?

    November 17, 2009 09:31 am at 9:31 am |
  18. Matt

    Does anyone else get the impression that this administration is more concerned with being celebrities than they are leading this country out of its current mess? The country has serious problems...over 40 companies that received bailout money said they will have to default on the loans, over 10% unemployment, made up jobs data in the stimulus reporting, very questionable decisions on terrorist trials in the civil court system and elective surgeries included in the government health care plan...how can this administration be focussed on fund raising and time on late night talk shows right now? This is embarassing.

    November 17, 2009 09:32 am at 9:32 am |
  19. Silence Dogoode

    You would think that he would have more to do than this...what is it with todays liberals? Do they all have such a narcisist complex that they HAVE to always be on TV, having photo ops, stumping and not doing what we hired them to do?

    November 17, 2009 09:32 am at 9:32 am |
  20. haren

    Stop taking poll for each and every issue.
    What public knows about having trial for 9/11 suspect in New york?
    Why don't we run this country by taking poll for everything,
    Than may be we don't need president and congress for decision making.

    November 17, 2009 09:33 am at 9:33 am |
  21. munchmom

    The Joker comes alive....

    November 17, 2009 09:36 am at 9:36 am |
  22. Keith in Austin

    Looks like Uncle Joe needs a new weave!

    What a joke this guy is! I guess we'll hear more about how wonderful the Stimulous Plan is working even though unemployment continues to skyrocket! The Dems are sooooo lame!

    November 17, 2009 09:41 am at 9:41 am |
  23. Rose

    No big deal, he makes a fool of himself every time he opens his mouth. This just comes naturally for him.

    November 17, 2009 09:46 am at 9:46 am |
  24. Dave

    He has really become irrelivant; if that is all he has to do. Isn't Stewart afraid that he will be upstaged by some of Biden's off the cuff stupid remarks?

    November 17, 2009 09:49 am at 9:49 am |
  25. Bluebonnet

    Jon Daily is an absolute joke but, so is Biden! Why on earth is this "history"? Don't we have other, much more important issues going on now that might be "history" making news?????

    November 17, 2009 09:49 am at 9:49 am |
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