‘Too Direct For My Tastes’: Juan Williams Stops Short Of Defending Biden’s Comments On Black Voters


Juan Williams stopped short of giving a full defense of former Vice President Joe Biden after he apparently cracked a joke about black voters.

Biden, during an interview on the popular podcast “The Breakfast Club,” said, “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, you ain’t black.”

Williams responded to the comments Friday on Fox News during a segment of “America’s Newsroom.”

Anchor Sandra Smith played Biden’s comments, then turned to Williams for his response.

“He is kind of blunt, that’s the way he often works, a little bit too direct for my tastes,” Williams began, conceding that the way Biden phrased the comment was not great for the sake of optics, but then turned to defend Biden’s assessment of his support within the black community.

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