Mar 23, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Fight's off: Biden explains he "shouldn't have said" he'd fight Trump

Former Vice President Joe Biden squashed the idea of a tussle with President Donald Trump in an interview with Pod Save America, clarifying that he meant he would have "[taken] him behind the gym" in high school, had Trump made crude remarks in front of his sister.

Why it matters: Trump responded to a comment from Biden earlier in the week, tweeting that the former Vice President "would go down fast and hard" in a fight. While speaking with Pod Save America, Biden said: "I shouldn't have brought it up again, because I don't want to get in the mosh pit with this guy."

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