"It was meant to be a lighthearted joke - not a rejection," a Biden spokesman later said, clarifying that his remarks weren't meant to be taken seriously. "We appreciate the vote of anyone repelled by Donald Trump."
"Had I not fired James Comey—who was a disaster, by the way—it's possible I wouldn't even be standing here right now," the president told members of his administration and Republican lawmakers gathered at the White House about his former FBI director.
Former FBI Director James Comey conceded he was "overconfident" in his defense of the FBI's use of the FISA court to investigate members of the Trump campaign for Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Trump claimed the conservative cable network is "trying sooo hard to be politically correct" by interviewing former FBI director James Comey and Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.
Comey joked that he'll move to New Zealand should President Donald Trump win reelection in 2020, talking at length Saturday about how diversity and the American people's integrity will outlast any one administration.