Biden: ‘I am going to strangle’ GOP

Biden: ‘I am going to strangle’ GOP

[Ed. note: So that’s how negotiation works!]

Vice President Biden told Minnesota Democrats on Tuesday that if more Republicans complain about balancing the budget, he’d “strangle them.”

“We know how to create jobs,” he said at a fundraiser in St. Paul for Mark Dayton, who is running for governor. “And we know how to balance the budget.”

He continued, “If I hear one more Republican tell me about balancing the budget, I am going to strangle them.”

“To the press, that’s a figure of speech,” he added, according to the pool report.

Arguing that the Bush administration left office with a $1.3 trillion deficit, Biden said the last president to balance the budget was Bill Clinton.

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