Paul Pelosi tricked intruder, alerted cops before being beaten with hammer, police say Video shows the former Vice President with his wife, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, following a burglary at the couple’s home in San Francisco, California.
Former Vice President Joe Biden said in a speech outside the White House on Saturday night that he understands the “challenges facing our party” and that he has “faith that we’ll be able to make history one day and defeat Donald Trump.”
But the man who beat Biden was not a “bully,” the former vice president said, but a victim who suffered the “slings and arrows of outrageous political rhetoric.”
The comments from Biden, who was speaking at the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting in Philadelphia, marked his most forceful defense so far of House Democrats who are demanding a vote on Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House. He also took the criticism personally, even though he didn’t intend to attack Pelosi, and argued that the attacks against him are a “distraction” from the issues facing the country.
“The president and I disagreed about a lot of things,” Biden said, noting that he supported health care and the Affordable Care Act. “This president has done everything he could possibly do to try to tear down the Affordable Care Act and rip apart the protections for tens of millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions.”
Biden delivered a message to the DNC members: “I will be here every morning. I promise you, every day. I will have the back of every single one of you,” Biden said. “I will not let you down. Don’t let me down. We will unify this party. That will never happen if I am not able to count on you.”
Pelosi has long insisted that she wants to be Speaker, despite Democrats saying she’s unfit and refusing to give the