Barack Obama is the former president to whom President Joe Biden speaks most often, with a top White House aide saying the duo chats “regularly.”
During a February town hall event, Biden said that he had talked with every living former commander in chief since taking office, except one.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki was again asked on Thursday just how often her boss speaks to his former boss.
“They are not just former colleagues. I guess you would call them as president and vice president. They also remain close friends,” she told reporters.
Psaki described their conversations as happening “regularly” and covering “a range of issues, from policy issues to bouncing ideas off of each other to their families.”
“So they are in close touch,” she added. “We just don’t read out those calls. We keep them private.”
The president has also been tight-lipped