Clinton uses Biden to defend bankruptcy bill vote
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPelosi on power in DC: 'You have to seize it' Cuba readies for life without Castro Chelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' MORE on Thursday said Vice President Joe Biden was part of the reason she backed a bankruptcy bill that liberals vehemently oppose.
She was asked during a campaign stop in New Hampshire about a 2001 vote she made that was supported by the credit card industry, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Consumer activists argued the bill would make it harder for consumers to hold credit card companies accountable.
"It was Vice President BidenJoe BidenSuspect in FedEx shooting used two assault rifles he bought legally: police US, China say they are 'committed' to cooperating on climate change DC goes to the dogs — Major and Champ, that is MORE who was the senator from Delaware and the Republican co-sponsor that I was talking with, so I said I’d support it even though I’d opposed it before," Clinton said, according to The Journal. The bill did not end up passing, she added.
Biden is considering a White House run. Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, has dipped in the polls but remains in the lead.