Obama: Biden Got Out ‘Over His Skis’

    FILE - In this March 21, 2012 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Mellon Auditorium in Washington. Biden on Sunday, May 6, 2012 said he's "absolutely comfortable" with gay couples who marry getting the same civil rights and liberties as heterosexual couples, a stand that gay rights advocates interpreted as an endorsement of same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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    Looks like there’s no hard feelings between POTUS and VPOTUS. President Obama said Thursday that he was not upset that Vice President Biden’s “jumped the gun” by endorsing gay marriage before Obama had planned. “He probably got out a little bit over his skis, but out of generosity of spirit,” Obama said. Obama said “sure” he would have liked to have made the announcement on his own terms, but “all’s well that ends well.” Obama said his hesitation on the issue was because he didn’t want to “nationalize the issue,” and he admitted that supporting gay marriage could be risky for the 2012 election.

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