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Biden’s Dubious Civil Rights Arrest Anecdote

Posted on AllSides May 1st, 2024
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In his interview with SiriusXM radio’s Howard Stern, President Joe Biden revived a dubious anecdote about having been arrested as a teenager while standing in solidarity on the porch of a Black family amid a desegregation protest.

As it has in the past, the story came up as Biden recalled mulling Barack Obama’s offer to join the 2008 Democratic ticket as vice president and discussing it with his mother, who encouraged Biden to accept, as Obama had a chance to be the nation’s first Black president.

In the April 26 interview, Biden...

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