In Athens, Biden Cracks Joke About Bailing Out Greece
Joe Biden to the rescue.
VP Joe Biden joked about bailing out Greece while meeting with government officials today.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden joked during a visit to debt-choked Athens on Monday about bringing money to help Greece out of its deepest financial crisis in decades.
Introducing a member of his delegation during a meeting with Greek President Karolos Papoulias, Biden said: “This man represents the Treasury department. He’s brought hundreds of millions of dollars.”
His comments drew laughs from both the Greek and U.S. delegations.
Euro zone ministers will meet on Friday for a summit billed key to finding a way out of a growing debt crisis and may turn to the International Monetary Fund for more aid.