Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPfizer CEO says vaccine data for those under 5 could be available by end of year Omicron coronavirus variant found in at least 10 states Photos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles MORE on Tuesday dealt with a protester at a rally in Iowa by inviting the man to speak with him after his speech ended.
After being interrupted, Biden said of the protester, "That’s OK. This is not a Trump rally. Let him go," receiving cheers from the audience.
The man, clad in a red, white and blue shirt with stars on it, remained standing, according to a video of the incident.
He continued speaking, and the Democratic presidential hopeful responded, "If you hush up, I’ll answer your question. If I answer your question, will you let me go on to other things?"
"I promise you I’ll answer your question. Come on up. Come on over here, and we’ll do it after this is over,” Biden continued.
Joe Biden deals with protester during event in Ottumwa, Iowa: "No no, that's OK, this is not a Trump rally, let him go." pic.twitter.com/TX5CgcQlYT— The Hill (@thehill) June 11, 2019
Biden is among two dozen people vying for the Democratic 2020 White House nomination. He is the front-runner in recent polls.