Biden refers to Chris Wallace as 'Chuck' during Fox News interview

Biden refers to Chris Wallace as 'Chuck' during Fox News interview
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden 'disappointed' in Senate parliamentarian ruling but 'respects' decision Taylor Swift celebrates House passage of Equality Act Donald Trump Jr. calls Bruce Springsteen's dropped charges 'liberal privilege' MORE referred to "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceBill Gates: Goal of eliminating emissions by 2030 'completely unrealistic' Fox News's Chris Wallace praises Biden's discipline Klobuchar: Impeachment trial 'was about not hiding history' MORE as "Chuck" on Sunday during the 2020 presidential candidate's first interview with Wallace in 13 years.

“Mr. Vice President, thank you. Thanks for your time. Please come back in less than 13 years, sir," Wallace said as the interview ended.

“All right, Chuck. Thank you very much," Biden replied.


“All right, it’s Chris, but anyway," an amused Wallace said.

"Chris, I just did Chris. No, no, I just did Chuck. I tell you what, man, these are back-to-back," Biden replied. "Anyway, I can do it early in the morning too. ”

Biden was active on the Sunday morning talk show circuit following his decisive win in the South Carolina primary, his first of the 2020 campaign season after underperforming in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada. Included in his media tour was an interview with "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddTeachers union president: 'No perfect solution' to reopening schools Congressional Democrats say Trump acquittal was foregone conclusion Raskin: 'No regrets at all' on handling of Trump impeachment trial MORE on NBC.

The former vice president faces an uphill battle against Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHouse Democrats to keep minimum wage hike in COVID-19 relief bill for Friday vote Sanders slams parliamentarian decision on minimum wage Parliamentarian nixes minimum wage hike in coronavirus bill MORE (I-Vt.) Super Tuesday, however. The self-described democratic socialist is leading is delegate-rich states including California.