Biden goes viral with elevator selfie

A clip of former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSunday shows preview: Coronavirus dominates as country struggles with delta variant Did President Biden institute a vaccine mandate for only half the nation's teachers? Democrats lean into vaccine mandates ahead of midterms MORE taking a selfie with an elevator operator on his way to a meeting with The New York Times’s editorial board has garnered more than three times the views of the newspaper’s opinion videos for Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenFederal Reserve officials' stock trading sparks ethics review Manchin keeps Washington guessing on what he wants Warren, Daines introduce bill honoring 13 killed in Kabul attack MORE (D-Mass.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHarris, CBC put weight behind activist-led National Black Voter Day Seven takeaways from California's recall election Live coverage: California voters to decide Newsom's fate MORE (D-Minn.), the recipients of a dual endorsement from the board.

“I love you, you’re like, my favorite,” the operator, who identifies herself as Jacquelyn, says in the clip, before the former vice president thanks her and asks if she wants to take a picture.

“You are awesome, oh my God,” she replies.


“Honored to have won Jacquelyn's endorsement,” Biden tweeted, accompanied by the clip, the day after the Times announced its endorsement of Klobuchar and Warren.

At press time, the video had received 186,700 views. Warren and Klobuchar's videos received 26,100 views and 15,000 views, respectively.

Updated at 1:52 p.m.