Joe Biden Claims He Privately Supported Bin Laden Raid, Years After Saying He Opposed

Joe Biden Claims He Privately Supported Bin Laden Raid, Years After Saying He OpposedAs he inches closer to deciding whether he’ll enter the 2016 race, Vice President Joe Biden provided new details today on the deliberations over the Osama bin Laden raid, seemingly revising his position on one of the most important decisions of the Obama administration. Speaking at a forum honoring former Vice President Walter Mondale, Biden said he privately advised the president to go forward with the 2011 raid, a decision he previously has said he opposed. During the forum, Biden recounted the national security meeting the president held to decide whether to conduct the raid.

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