Biden: GOP race is a 'gift from the Lord'
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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 John TrumpSunday shows preview: Trump sells U.N. reorganizing and Kavanaugh allegations dominate Ex-Trump staffer out at CNN amid “false and defamatory accusations” Democrats opposed to Pelosi lack challenger to topple her MORE and his closest competitor, Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzViral video shows O’Rourke air-drumming to the Who’s ‘Baba O’Riley’ after Cruz debate Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate NY Times, McCabe give Trump perfect cover to fire Rosenstein, Sessions 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."