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"Oh God. Anthony Weiner": Joe Biden Perfectly Summed Up How Democrats Are Feeling

Biden is not a fan of Weiner.

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The disgraced former congressman and estranged husband to Clinton aide Huma Abedin came under scrutiny after reportedly sexting a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina — a charge he has denied.

In an interview that aired Saturday on CNN, Vice President Joe Biden was asked about the Weiner surprise and his reaction summed up how a lot of Democrats are feeling.

"Oh god. Anthony Weiner," he said grimly. "I should not comment on Anthony Weiner. I'm not a big fan and I wasn't before he got in trouble. I shouldn't comment on Anthony Weiner.

"I think the quicker [the FBI] release the e-mails for the public to see them the better off," Biden also said, "and I have confidence in Hillary."

Biden also defended FBI Director James Comey, who has been criticized by some on the left for making a vague announcement on the investigation so close to the election.

"I found him to be a straight guy," Biden said of Comey. "He's a tough guy. He's a Republican but he's always been straight and I'm confident that, you know, this will turn out fine."

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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