Sen. Coons: My daughter does not think Biden is creepy
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Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday,” couldn’t help but ask Sen. Chris CoonsChristopher (Chris) Andrew CoonsSenate ethics panel wants details on sexual harassment allegations American innovation depends on strengthening patents Tax reform and innovation – good news and a cloud MORE (D-Del.) about a video, which went viral, of his daughter looking uncomfortable while Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenOvernight Tech: FCC won't delay net neutrality vote | Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices | Biden scolds social media firms over transparency Medicaid funds shouldn't be used to subsidize state taxes on health care Biden hits social media firms over lack of transparency MORE whispered in her ear and gave her a kiss on the head during the senator’s swearing in ceremony last week. 

“I have to ask, cause a lot of people have been speculating about it, does she think the vice president is creepy?” Wallace asked. 

“No, Chris,” Coons said with a chuckle. “She doesn’t think the vice president is creepy.”

To the contrary, Coons went on to say that Biden, who has known his kids all of their lives, was being thoughtful. 

“I could hear him,” he said. “He was leaning forward and whispering some encouragement to her about how when he was sworn in his own daughter Ashley was 13 and she felt awkward and uncomfortable.” 

Coons explained that Biden was just trying to help his daughter Maggie get through a day in the spotlight. 

“I think she’s pleasantly surprised that more people have heard of her than have heard of me,” he said.