Obama campaign architect slams Biden over video tying himself to former president

Obama campaign architect slams Biden over video tying himself to former president 1 (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite - Pool/Getty Images)

David Axelrod, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, excoriated former Vice President Joe Biden over a video touting the pair’s relationship and Biden’s role in the Obama administration.

In the video, released hours before Biden and nine Democratic rivals take the debate stage in Houston, the former vice president praises his former boss, calling him an “extraordinary man.” The video shows images of Biden with Obama together, while touting the Affordable Care Act, and the Lilly Ledbetter Act covering equal pay among male and female workers.

Biden’s campaign accompanied the video with a tweet, “Barack Obama was a great president. We don’t say that enough.”

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