White House defends Biden after gaffes, apologies to allies

October 7, 2014 12:22 AM

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White House defends Biden after gaffes, apologies to allies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House defended Vice President Joe Biden on Monday after he was forced to call leaders in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates to apologize for remarks he made suggesting they had supported Islamist militants in Syria.

"The vice president is somebody who has enough character to admit when he’s made a mistake," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters.

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