Pressed to explain his recent , former Vice President said in a Tuesday interview that political expediency had not been the reason behind his change of heart.
Biden, a devout Catholic, had , which prohibits the use of federal funds for most in the U.S. After facing a barrage of criticism from his rivals in the race for the ’s 2020 presidential nomination, however, Biden abruptly reversed his stance last week.
Critics said the switch
But Biden, following a , pushed back against the suggestion that his change in attitude had been a political calculation.
“It’s a legitimate criticism for them to look at,” Biden conceded, but he stressed that the “ agree with the Hyde