“Is that the same guy you know behind the cameras?” MSNBC’s Chris Jansing asked him on air.
“Look, I’ve got a great dad. If I’m half as good a dad to my two kids as my dad has been to me and my brother and sister, my kids will be lucky,” the rising Democratic politician said. “I think it’s one of the reasons he’s so successful among Democrats and so successful across the aisle with Republicans over the course of 36-plus years on the national stage.”
On Thursday, the vice president grabbed attention for joking with his colleagues during the ceremony.