Joe Biden fat-shamed an Iowa voter in December during a town hall when the man challenged the Democratic presidential candidate on his son’s lucrative board position with the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.
“We all know Trump has been messing around in Ukraine… but, you on the other hand, sent your son over there. He not only worked for a gas company, but he had no experience in … You’re selling access to the presidency just like [Trump] is,” said the Iowa voter.
“You’re a damn liar, man,” Biden pushed back.
“I saw it on TV,” the man responded.
“You see it on TV? No, I know you do. By the way, that’s why I’m not sedentary. I get up,” Biden said, going on to challenge the man to a push-up competition. “Let’s do push-ups together, man. Let’s run.”
As the two men engaged, Biden vehemently denied wrongdoing, dismissing the attendee’s concerns with “Look, fat, here’s the deal,” before being