REPORT: ‘Good thing that he was surrounded by Secret Service’: Joe Biden angered Gold Star parents days after son died

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A conversation with then-Vice President Joe Biden left a Gold Star family perplexed and angry just minutes before the dignified transfer of their son’s remains in November 2016.

“It was a horrible conversation, it was a horrible experience,” Mike Iubelt, the father of the fallen Army Pfc. Tyler Iubelt, 20, told the Washington Examiner. “I left there feeling worse than I did before he walked through the doors.”

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Biden, in his first public appearance at a dignified transfer in the final months of President Barack Obama’s administration, encountered Iubelt’s family at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. There, the family said, he complimented Iubelt’s widow in a way that rankled both parents. Additionally, the family said, Biden upset them by expressing pessimism about the War in Afghanistan while they awaited the remains of their son, who died three days earlier.


Biden was asked what could be done to prevent tragedies like Iubelt’s death, which came after an Afghan national carried out a suicide bombing at Bagram Airfield.

According to Charlotte Loquasto, Iubelt’s mother, the then vice president said, “Well, unfortunately, they’re a 14th-century country, they don’t want us there, they’re never going to change.”

“He’s second in line, he could potentially be our leader any day, and he doesn’t even know why we’re there,” Loquasto said of the comment.

Another comment rankled Mike Iubelt. He says Biden told the recently deceased soldier’s widow, Shelby Iubelt, that “she was too pretty for this to happen to her.”

“It’s probably a good thing that he was surrounded by Secret Service, probably for both of us, because I’d probably be locked up in jail right now,” Iubelt told the Examiner.

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  1. Max October 7th, 2019 at 8:06 pm

    Joe biden’s a maggot!
    Love from aussie, American cousins.


  2. John October 7th, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    Perfect example of just what a creepy degenerate he is.


  3. Sandra Thompson October 7th, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    What a scumbag, he is absolutely sickening.


  4. Grin n barrett October 7th, 2019 at 8:14 pm

    So, was anyone close enough to smell how much liquor he had on his breath? There has to be a reason for these idiot remarks. Either dementia or drunk……what do you think?


    • Timmy October 7th, 2019 at 8:41 pm

      I think he’s just a stupid democrat
      And you can’t fix stupid….


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