comScore

Axelrod Took Over Biden’s Debate Prep Because He Was ‘All Over The Place,’ According To Report

Axelrod Took Over Biden's Debate Prep Because He Was 'All Over The Place'

Vice President Joe Biden was “all over the map,” according to an email sent by Fox News Channel’s White House Correspondent Ed Henry and published by On The Record host Greta Van Susteren. Due to concerns about his preparedness, President Barack Obama’s senior campaign advisor David Axelrod was brought in to take over Biden’s debate preparation.

RELATED: NCBS Reporters Take On Axelrod’s Charge That Romney ‘Lied’ During Debate

The report on Van Sustern’s blog reveals that Democrats were concerned about Biden following the president’s lackluster showing at the first presidential debate. They say that Axelrod has, however, adequately prepared Biden and they no longer have concerns about his performance.

–Fox has learned that VP Biden was “all over the place” in his first debate prep, acc to a senior Democratic source
–this is why David Axelrod and other senior aides “took over” the prep, acc to my source. Word is VP a little rusty after 4 yrs of no debate
–They did at least six prep sessions, and top Dems now say they are confident VP is ready to go

Read the full blog post at Greta Wire

> >Follow Noah Rothman (@Noah_C_Rothman) on Twitter

Have a tip we should know? tips@mediaite.com

  1. Mediaite
  2. The Mary Sue
  3. RunwayRiot
  4. LawNewz
  5. Gossip Cop