According to Charlie Hurt, former Vice President Joe Biden's election campaign for former President Barack Obama must be frustrating.
In addition, Hurt announced in a published report that Obama had notified Biden in early 2019 that it was not going to seek the presidency in 2020 is not a positive development for Biden.
"This has been his shtick in Washington for 45 years," Hurt said Friday about "Hannity," referring to Biden's gaffes. "That's why he never managed to get the nomination as president, so he was chosen by Barack Obama as vice president who came closest to the White House."
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The Fox News official added that Biden was not a great ambassador for the Obama presidency.
"Think about it for a minute: Think about how embarrassed Barack Obama must be Let this guy try to go outside and defend Obama's legacy," he said. "It has to be extremely embarrassing."
Referring to the New York Times report on Obama's assessment of Biden's presidential aspirations, Hurt considered whether anyone in the orbit of the ex-president had spoken to the newspaper.
"Who leaked the stuff?" he asked. "The only people who could have leaked all this stuff to the New York Times were Barack Obama's people, and I mean ̵
Guest host Gregg Jarrett added that Biden had been attacked in primary disputes for his association with some of Obama's policies. You really do not. "
Obama reportedly" bothered to express his doubts about the campaign personally.
Speculation swirled over Obama's decision not to officially support Biden yet, despite Obama's early reluctance to play a bigger role in Biden's campaign than in other candidates' efforts, The Times reported.
Sam Dorman Fox News contributed to this report.