President Bident traveled to Minnesota on Sunday to deliver remarks at former Vice President Walter Mondale’s memorial service.
Mondale died in April 2021 at 93. Biden wanted to attend because he had “an important personal relationship” with Mondale, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. The service was delayed due to COVID-19.
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Former Vice President Walter Mondale smiles as he gets on an elevator on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 3, 2018. Biden plans to speak at a memorial service in Minnesota on Sunday, May 1, for Mondale, who died last April at age 93.
Biden described Mondale as “one of our nation’s most dedicated patriots and public servants.”
The service is being held on Sunday by invitation only in Minneapolis, but is being live-streamed. It will go from 1:30 to 3 p.m. CDT.
The Associated Press contributed to this report
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