Joe Biden has praised George W. Bush (Liberty Medal), Dick Cheney (“I actually like Dick Cheney for real […] he’s a decent man”), Mike Pence (“decent guy”), Strom Thurmond (eulogy), Jesse Helms (“only Helms can fix the U.N.”), & William Barr (“heck of an honorable guy”; “one of the best” U.S. AGs)

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George W. Bush, Laura Bush Awarded Liberty Medal Amid Protests From Veterans: [2018]

Joe Biden: “I actually like Dick Cheney… I get on with him. I think he’s a decent man.” He adds that Cheney was “extremely helpful” about the “legal parameters” of the VP office. Without irony. Mondale then says his view of Cheney is “a little bit different.” The crowd laughs: [2015]

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In Omaha, Joe Biden calls Mike Pence “a decent guy, our vice president.”: [2019]

Joseph Biden: Eulogy for James Strom Thurmond: / [2003]

In 2001, Joe Biden praised white supremacist and right-wing death squad supporter Jesse Helms for reducing U.S. funding for the United Nations: “Just as only Nixon could go to China, only Helms can fix the U.N.”: [2001]

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Then-Judiciary Chairman Sen. Biden Praised William Barr As A “Heck Of An Honorable Guy”: [1991]

In the 1990s, Joe Biden said William Barr was “one of the best” attorneys general: [1995]