Joe Biden said he has ‘no savings accounts’
Not having money seems to be the thing to talk about lately if you’re a politician.
A few weeks after Hillary Clinton said she and Bill Clinton were “dead broke” after leaving the White House (an argument that, as our colleague Philip Rucker explains, is now undercut by Clinton’s current wealth), Vice President Biden jumped into the fray.
Biden told the White House’s Working Summit on Working Families that he was the “poorest man in Congress,” and that while he makes “a lot of money” as vice president, he doesn’t have the trappings of wealth — or the savings safety net — of others who are well-off.
“Don’t hold against me that I don’t own — that I don’t own a single stock or bond. Don’t hold it — I have no savings accounts. But I…
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