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The video comes from a speech given by Mr Biden at Harvard University’s Insitute of Politics in 2014. The then Vice-President below former President Barack Obama was giving a speech about what defines an American when he claimed that there’s “nothing special” about being American. But Mr Biden’s feedback sparked a backlash from commentators showing on Fox News who branded the claims as not giving “confidence that he is in control of things” whereas one other claimed the Biden administration don’t “believe in American exceptionalism.”

In the previous footage, then Vice-President Biden says: “America’s strength ultimately lies in its people.

“There is nothing special about being American.

“None of you can define what an American is!”

He added: “You can’t define it based on religion, ethnicity, race, culture.”

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But the Fox News panel weren’t impressed by the unearthed footage.

Laughing in obvious shock on the feedback, Fox News contributor Joe Concha stated: “I just tell my five and seven year-old everyday that ‘you live in the greatest country in the world’.

“That’s what it means to be American’s: you have freedoms and you have a life here that you can be whatever you want.

“My daughter declared to me that she wants to be the first female President of the United States and my son apparently wants to be an astronaut.”

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And in a daring declare, Ms Boothe added: “If you needed to destroy a rustic from inside, would you do something in a different way than Joe Biden has accomplished over the previous few months?”

In a speech ahead of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan which led to chaos at Kabul airport as thousands of Afghan’s rushed to flee the country as it fell into the hands of the Taliban, Mr Biden claimed he had the interests of American’s at heart saying he did not want to see anymore “headstones” of US soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery as a result of continued involvement in the conflict.

He said: “How many more generations of America’s daughters and sons would you have me send to the fight Afghanistan’s civil war when Afghan troops will now? How many American lives is it worth? How many endless rows of headstones at Arlington National Cemetery. I’m clear on my answer. 

“I will not repeat the mistakes we’ve made in the past. The mistake of staying and fighting indefinitely in a conflict is not in the national interest of the United States, nor is doubling down on a civil war in a foreign country or attempting to remake a country through the endless military deployments of US forces.”

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