Biden blames verbal gaffes on "being tired"

by Bryan Brammer · Dec 9th, 2019 3:03 pm

Last Updated Dec 9th, 2019 at 4:13 pm

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who regularly stumbles over his words during campaign speeches and live debates, said in a Sunday interview that he thinks fatigue, not his childhood stuttering issues, are to blame.

"I'll find myself searching for a second [to find the words]," he said, adding that "I've always attributed that to being tired and not to the stutter. I don't think of myself as continuing to stutter. That doesn't cross my mind that I'm stuttering."

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