Vice President Joe Biden – known for his verbal gaffes — accidentally revealed the cover of a classified document codeword in a photo published by AFP/Getty Images.
During a photo opportunity in the Oval Office on Monday, when President Barack Obama and Biden met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the vice president was holding the binder to a “classified document,” The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported.
The binder had the word “Codeword” written across it. The contents inside the document were not revealed.
US Vice President Joe Biden (R) and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney attend a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, September 30, 2013. Credit: AFP/Getty Images
US Vice President Joe Biden holds a Codeword Classified folder as he attends a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, September 30, 2013.Credit: AFP/Getty Images