Former Vice President apologized Saturday for remarks he made regarding his past work with segregationist lawmakers, acknowledging that they may have hurt some people.
“Was I wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression to people that I was praising those men whom I successfully opposed time and again? Yes, I was,” . “I regret it, and I’m sorry for any of the pain or misconception maybe I caused anybody.”
During last week’s Democratic primary debate, Sen. (D-Calif.) about finding common ground with former Sens. Herman Talmadge (D-Ga.) and James O. Eastland (D-Miss.), both of whom rejected desegregation.
Biden said Saturday that he hoped “that misstep” wouldn’t “define 50 years of my record for fighting for