Biden on The View: Obama laughed 'like the devil' at F-bomb

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Thursday, April 22, 2010; 12:41 PM

President Obama was "laughing like the devil" when Joe Biden was caught calling health-care reform a "big f--ing deal" last month, the vice president told "The View" on Thursday morning. "I was just thankful my mother couldn't hear it. It was a little embarrassing," Biden said. "I realized there was a microphone, I just had no idea it was that sensitive." More seriously, Biden said the White House was "not talking about" a national sales tax. no. "The president said he was open to listening about that," he added. "Look. we've set up a commission, a fiscal commission that is designed, bipartisan, it's going to report after the November elections back to us, to say that this is what we recommend how to get control of the long-term deficit." Biden also declared that the U.S. has a plan to deal with Iran, in response to a New York Times report


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