Joe Biden visited Kentucky on Monday to reassure flood victims in the state that the government would be there to help them recover.
“We’re all Americans. Everybody has an obligation to help, we have the capacity to do this,” Biden said during his remarks to the community in Lost Creek, Kentucky.
“It’s not like it’s beyond our control,” he continued, referring to the ability of Americans to help. “The weather may be beyond our control for now. But it is not beyond our control.”
The president seized the backup mic next to the podium and walked away from his prepared remarks to deliver his own thoughts instead of using his notes.
He boasted about his “a billion…