Joe Biden, which stands to be the Democratic presidential candidate, to apologize for a controversial comment about blacks.
Biden has to a radio host said that african-americans 'not black', if they are in doubt about whom to vote for for the presidential election in november.
The 77-year-old democrat and Trump-challenge came with the statement during a lively conversation with radiopersonligheden Charlamagne Tha Good, which also featured disagreements between the two.
- I should not have been so rap in the reply. I should not have been so second-guess, he said later, during a call with several black businessmen, after the note had created quite a stir and criticism.
- I have never ever taken the african-american community for granted, said Biden, during the conversation with several persons from represented the interests of the Black Chamber of Commerce.
The former vice president under Barack Obama with the note, as he was to defend its connections to the afro-american part of the population.
Here, he said that he has 'overwhelming support' from black.
Charlamagne, whose real name is Lenard McKelvey, said that he hoped to see Biden again on his program, since there is 'a long time to november, and we have many more questions'.
- Let me tell you it here, said Biden from his studio at home in Delaware.
- If you have a problem with finding out whether one is for me or Trump, then you are not black.
the radio Broadcast was sent on Friday morning local time and met immediately angry comments from the Trump camp.
Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, accused Biden of a 'repulsive and dehumaniserende racist mentality'.
Senator Tim Scott, the only black republican in the Senate, said that it was the typical, 'that the Democrats take black votes for granted'.
President Donald Trump shared Scott's criticism on Twitter.
It is expected that the support for Biden among african americans will be critical for his prospects as president.