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#Barackward: At Ritzy Fundraiser, Biden Accuses Republicans Of Being Out Of Touch

RNC Communications - March 13, 2012

In a #Barackward moment at a fundraiser at Sen. John Kerry’s Georgetown home, Biden accused Republicans of being out of touch as fundraiser attendees dined on “char-grilled grass-fed New York strip steaks and white truffle mashed potatoes beneath a tent basked in soft pink lighting” after paying thousands of dollars to attend the event.

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Biden Accused Republicans Of Not Knowing “What It Means To Be Middle Class.” “‘These guys don’t have a sense of the average folks out there,’ Biden said according to the pool report, ‘they don’t know what it means to be middle class.’” (Charlie Spiering, “Biden Hails Middle Class At Wealthy Fundraiser,” The Washington Examiner’s “Beltway Confidential,” 3/13/12)

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Attendees Paid Minimum $10,000 Per Couple And “Dined On New York Strip Steaks, And White Truffle Mashed Potatoes.” “Biden made the remarks at the Georgetown home of Senator John Kerry, where some 87 guests paid a minimum of $10,000 per couple to dine on char-grilled grass-fed New York strip steaks and white truffle mashed potatoes beneath a tent basked in soft pink lighting.” (Donovan Slack, “Biden Slams GOP Lawmakers For Failure Of Debt Deals,” Politico 44, 3/12/12)


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