WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden was running late. Again.
On a recent Friday, he’d already apologized for the delayed start to a speech, then taken more questions than expected at a subsequent press conference. When it was finally over, Biden’s motorcade sped away quickly enough to leave behind one of the journalists traveling with it.
But as the line of armored, black SUVs reached Biden’s home in suburban Wilmington, it suddenly reversed course and headed back out — this time to a nearby M&T bank branch. Biden’s next event was already supposed to be underway, a virtual fundraiser with National Democratic Finance Chair Chris Korge. Instead, he lingered at an ATM.
The former vice president later told the donors gathered online that he was sorry to have been waylaid by a “significant press conference.” He omitted the stop to withdraw pocket money.
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