Biden calls his son Hunter “the smartest guy I know” during Oprah Zoom event

Making a surprise appearance at a Wednesday Oprah Zoom event, 2020 candidate Joe Biden called his embattled son Hunter “the smartest guy I know.”

The comment came while Joe was explaining how his children encouraged him to be Obama’s running mate in 2018.

“So I got off the train, went home, true story,” Biden began “and we sat down and I had my deceased son Beau, who was then the Attorney General of the state of Delaware. And I had my son. Hunter is the smartest guy I know.”