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Is This A “Veep” Quote Or Something A Real Government Official Actually Said?

Only a Veep expert can distinguish political fact from political fiction. Catch new episodes of Veep on HBO, Sundays at 10:30 p.m.

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    This is something a real government official — Joe Biden! — actually said.

    The former vice president made this statement about certainty while talking to Congress in 2009.

    This is something a real government official — Joe Biden! — actually said.
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    This is a Veep quote!

    This is a Veep quote!
    Via HBO
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    This is a Veep quote!

    This is a Veep quote!
    Via HBO
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    This is something a real government official — Bill Clinton! — actually said.

    The former president made this statement while talking about welfare reform in 1996.

    This is something a real government official — Bill Clinton! — actually said.
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    This is something a real government official — George W. Bush! — actually said.

    The former president made this declaration during a campaign speech in 2000.

    This is something a real government official — George W. Bush! — actually said.
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    This is a Veep quote!

    This is a Veep quote!
    Via HBO
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    This is something a real government official — Hillary Clinton! — actually said.

    In 1995, while she was first lady, the former secretary of state joked about using the press’s fixation on her hair to her advantage.

    This is something a real government official — Hillary Clinton! — actually said.
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    This is a Veep quote!

    This is a Veep quote!
    Via HBO
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    This is something a real government official — Al Gore! — actually said.

    The former vice president introduced himself this way a number of times during his press tour for his documentary An Inconvenient Truth.

    This is something a real government official — Al Gore! — actually said.
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    This is something a real government official — Barack Obama! — actually said.

    The former president made this gaffe on the campaign trail in 2008.

    This is something a real government official — Barack Obama! — actually said.
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    This is a Veep quote!

    This is a Veep quote!
    Via HBO
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    This is something a real government official — Donald Trump! — actually said.

    The president made this point about uranium during his first press conference after taking office in 2017.

    This is something a real government official — Donald Trump! — actually said.
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    This is a Veep quote!

    This is a Veep quote!
    Via HBO
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    This is a Veep quote!

    This is a Veep quote!
    Via HBO

The line between politics and parody gets thinner every year… Watch the season premiere of Veep on Sunday, April 16, at 10:30 p.m. ET, only on HBO!

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