Biden Cancels Booker Campaign Appearance Due To Shutdown

AP

Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker’s (D) senate campaign announced Tuesday that Vice President Joe Biden canceled an appearance to support the mayor due to the government shutdown, the Newark Star-Ledger reported.

Biden was scheduled to travel to New Jersey on Friday to stump for Booker ahead of the Oct. 16 special U.S. Senate election.

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