Vice President Elect Joe Biden’s wife lets a secret slip on recent Oprah Winfrey Show appearance.
Wired PR News.com – Jill Biden, the wife of soon to be Vice President, Joe Biden, made a slip up on the Oprah Winfrey Show that had many talking. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Biden’s wife revealed that the Vice President Elect was offered a choice between he and Hilary Clinton’s posts before they were chosen. Mrs. Biden is quoted as stating, “Joe had the choice to be secretary of state or vice president” before her husband turned to shush her, and ignited laughter from the audience. Jill Biden was discussing the vice president position being a better fit for allowing her husband to spend time with their family.
A spokesperson for Biden is quoted as correcting the comments made on the Oprah Show by stating, “To be clear, President-elect Obama offered Vice President-elect Biden one job only — to be his running mate… And the vice president-elect was thrilled to accept the offer.”
Also appearing on the Oprah episode to discuss Obama or perform on his behalf were Ashton Kutcher and his wife Demi Moore, Faith Hill, Justin Timberlake, Scarlett Johansson, Mary J. Blidge, and other celebrities.
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