Biden: "One of those other networks, they're not a big fan of mine...but if you notice, as they say in the southern part of my state, they've had an alter call, some of those guys. All of the sudden, they're out there saying, 'let's get vaccinated, get vaccinated'...that's good"
"You've got a great dog there, kid ... your dog is a Democrat, I can tell"
Biden: "Remember? The last four years we had infrastructure week every week. We didn't do a thing."
Biden highlights the absurdity of QAnon: "The idea that the Democrats or Biden, [are] hiding people and sucking the blood of children ... we've got to get beyond this ... this is not who we are."
Biden's response to a restauranteur who asks about how he plans to incentive people to go back to work at restaurants that are struggling to hire is basically that they should pay more
Biden: "Can you ever think of a time, those of you who are economists ... can you think of any time when the middle class did better and the wealthy didn't do really well? I'm not being facetious now ... I'm tired of trickle down."
Biden on the filibuster: "I would go back to that where you have to maintain the floor."

Biden on voting rights legislation: "I want to make sure we bring along not just all the Democrats, we bring along the Republicans who I know know better"
Biden on the "defund the police" movement: "I don't know any community, particular the communities that are in the most need and the poorest and the most at risk, that don't want police. They want police, though, to look at them as equals ... they don't want police abusing them."
Biden on his son Hunter's struggles with drug addiction: "I am so damn proud of my son."
Biden gives an impassioned response to a question about Dreamers: "They come here with really no choice, and they're here and they're good, good people ... they should be able to stay in the United States of America."

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