Vice President Biden on Thursday said that the contentious Republican presidential primary race is a gift fom God to the Democrats.
"We may be given a gift from the lord in the presidential race here," he said in a speech before House Democrats at their retreat in Baltimore.
"I don't know who to root for more. Cruz or — what's that guy's name? He's having a fundraiser tonight for veterans, I'm told," he said, referring to GOP front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpOhio Republican who voted to impeach Trump says he won't seek reelection Youngkin breaks with Trump on whether Democrats will cheat in the Virginia governor's race Trump endorses challenger in Michigan AG race MORE and his closest competitor, Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Schumer: Dem unity will happen eventually; Newsom prevails The Memo: Like the dress or not, Ocasio-Cortez is driving the conversation again Ocasio-Cortez defends attendance of Met Gala amid GOP uproar MORE.
Many Democrats believe that either candidate would be an ideal opponent for their nominee given some of their conservative views, particularly on immigration.
"But all kidding aside folks, it's been a tough last couple of [election] cycles. But we should get up, man. There's a real shot here."
"I'm confident we'll win back the Senate. I think we can make great inroads and maybe win back the House, when no one expects it now," he added.
"We've got to make the case of what we're for and what they are for."