Biden is caught bragging about other arrests that are not true.
In 2007 David Letterman appeared on Then-Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., Claimed he was arrested in the US Capitol when he was 21 years old.
Letterman asked Biden what it was like to walk in the US Senate Chamber after being elected at the age of 29.
Biden said he had actually moved to the Senate Chamber when he was 21 and was arrested.
Recalling details of the arrest – which apparently took place on Saturday – Biden said that Georgetown had gone to visit some friends at the university, and decided to travel to Washington because he was “fascinated with the Senate . ”
“In those days, no guard stops you everywhere. And they just got out of the session. I went back, suddenly I found myself in the chamber. I was stunned. I was stunned. I am the presiding officer. He sat nearby. Seated, the man grabbed by the shoulder, said: ‘You’re in a grip,’ “Biden said.
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“Exactly nine years later, as I walked through the same door to the floor of the Senate, the same man, the policeman said to me, ‘Senator, you remember me?’ I said, ‘Jeez, I don’t.’ He Said, ‘I arrested you nine years ago … Welcome back.’
It was not clear whether the nation’s 46th president was actually arrested at the age of 21. But Biden is caught bragging about other arrests that did not come true.
Most notably, Biden claimed that he was arrested while trying to meet Nelson Mandela of South Africa during the apartheid era. He Later saying that he was “arrested,” he meant that he was “not able to move.”
“()) The police did not allow me to accompany them and told me where I was. I think I was not arrested, I was stopped, I was not able to go where I wanted to go. Was, “Biden said on CNN.