RAW VIDEO: Joe Biden answers questions in Charleston, SC
Presidential claimant Joe Biden answers reporters’ questions after a day of campaigning in Charleston, South Carolina.
Former Vice President Joe Biden certified Sunday because he waited weeks to apologize for comments about operative with segregationist lawmakers in his early days in a U.S. Senate.
He pronounced his reparation Saturday, delivered to a mostly black assembly of several hundred in Sumter, S.C., was “the initial event we had to do it in a fulsome way.”
He reiterated his reparation about “any comments we done (that) were taken in a approach that people took offense from them. Then, we am truly contemptible for that. That was not my intention.”
Saturday he pronounced that he accepted his remarks could have been descent to some people.
“Was we wrong a few weeks ago?” Biden asked a Sumter assembly during a initial day of a weekend revisit to South Carolina. “Yes, we was. we bewail it, and I’m contemptible for any of a pain of myth that caused anybody.”
Biden on Sunday was stability his discuss debate of South Carolina, a initial Southern state to opinion in subsequent year’s primary and a essential proof belligerent for possibilities seeking a support of black Democrats.
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“Have we done mistakes? Yes. Do we grow? Yes. But, a fact of a matter is, that’s because we chose here in South Carolina, and chose an assembly that in fact… would be a many expected to have been annoyed by anything that was said,” he pronounced Sunday.
Biden combined that he was prepared to pierce on: “This is about a future. It’s not about a past.”
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said Sunday she was happy that Biden apologized for his remarks about operative in a past with segregationist lawmakers.
Harris and Biden have been during contingency with one another given a California lawmaker went after a former clamp boss on a discuss theatre in Miami roughly dual weeks ago for his comments on segregationist senators.
Fox News’ Allie Raffa in Charleston contributed to this report.